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Re: Desktop task broken on !(i386/powerpc)

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 02:26:48PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> > The minimal disk size needed to install. This used to be 800 Mo for a desktop
> > system in woody, if i remember well.
> As documented in the installation manual, it's about 2 gb. I doubt that
> many machines you'd want to install the desktop task on will have a
> smaller hard drive.

I think it may be rather common instead. not smaller than 2gb disks, but
smaller than 2gb space free to be used on the disk.

> Woody was close to the same, since tasksel also included kde and gnome
> in the desktop task then.

The manual said 800Mo though, even for woody. I suppose this is still of
actuality, just that you have no task for doing it, instead have to do it by


Sven Luther

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