Re: please do not force aptitude
On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 06:04:56PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Geert Stappers <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004.11.07.1802 +0100]:
> > To get a minimal system, I use this trick:
> > * select nothing in tasksel
> > . you get forced into the ugly looking aptitude
> > * quit aptitude, it is the first thing you do
> > * confirm the quit (aptitude is probably dissapointed that it isn't used)
> > . debian-installer continues
> If you do this, then the next time you run aptitude, it will pull in
> all the stuff you previously ignored. Of course, if you don't use
> aptitude, it should not matter to you.
Indeed, I don't use aptitude.
> The only way to get a minimal system and the ability to use aptitude
> later is by skipping the software installation step in base-config
( in normal use ( no "expert" mode ) d-i will do software installation )
What trick is use to skip software installation (to get a minimal system) ?