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Re: Comments on Beta 2

    Thanks for the information on aptitude. I am new to debian. :-) Maybe
later this year I might have time to help a team creating a rescue
disk. In the meantime, you guys have built the foundations of a very
nice installer.


> Timothy M. Spear wrote:
>> 		1. If possible, add a rescue option to the standard CD. The rescue
>> option
>> should have all sorts of useful utilities, like fdisk, vi, emacs.... I
>> had
>> to use my RedHat CDs to perform this function (I wanted to create more
>> than
>> four partitions that cfdisk would allow during the install process).
> We're a small team, and pretty focused on making installation work as
> well as possible. I would love to see a rescue system included on the
> debian CDs, but perhaps a third party system, or something built from
> Debian itself would be the way to go, and this is probably not the right
> group to do it.
>> 		2. The tasksel program is very nice to install a group of packages,
>> but I
>> can think of a few small enhancements. First, is to generate the package
>> list as script and save it. This would allow the user to tweak it,
>> before
>> running it. Secondly, there should be a remove option, to uninstall all
>> packages of the selected group.
> If you go into aptitude, you can remove a whole task by selecting the
> task and hitting '-'.
> --
> see shy jo

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