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Re: fc5: install everything?



On Thursday 11 May 2006 15:48, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 21:16 -0400, Bill wrote:
> > > > One of the issues though with doing this (grrr) is the Fedora
> > > > Trademark. To do it - all the Fedora artwork legally has to be
> > > > removed and replaced.
> > >
> > > Interesting - the equivalent to Centos but with fedora as the
> > > base...
> > >
> > > However if all you really want to do is become the expert who
> > > decides what 'everything' means for some set of people that
> > > might care about your opinion, couldn't you do that by
> > > publishing the output of some invocation of 'rpm -q' in
> > > a format that could be used directly by anyone's yum to
> > > load up the same packages?
> >
> > The bottom line is that the 'everything' selection was very useful.
> > Where I work that is just what we do to all servers and
> > workstations... install everything. Allows for less difficulties in
> > choosing what to install and all machines end up with the same basic
> > content except for the specialty items required due the the computer
> > hardware. Now it takes longer to do an install. Of course that's
> > assuming I could get FC5 to install... I am very disappointed and
> > have given up.
>
> Ok, stop me if I ma wrong. install everthing exists. When you right
> click on a group when doing an X install everything in the group is
> installed.
> So I have been told.  I installed in text mode so I did not use that
> method. Does that method work?
> --

Well that's it you're wrong ;-)

If you do a graphical install and right click on everything available, 
even optional packages you are still left with approx 800 packages not 
installed from the CD's

Tony
> Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>

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Tony Molloy.

Dept. of Comp. Sci.
University of Limerick


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