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Beta-3 Etch install avoiding commandline?

It does not seem possible to install a desktop system with a totally gui interface using the beta-3 debian-installer. expertgui looks really good, but tasksel 2.53 only has an option for 'Desktop environment'. This may be broken (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=386244), but, as far as I can see, does not include Synaptic or any other gui front end for APT. So, post-install requires use of commandline apt-get or aptitude in order to install any packages - including any particular desktop.

Is it possible to include a gui front end for APT in the installer for the Etch release? A totally gui install would make Debian feasible for a huge number of home desktop users migrating from Windows. Having to use the commandline in the middle of an install (with no hand-holding) could put a lot of potential users off.

Ideally, there should also be tasks for installing Gnome, KDE and Xfce desktops.


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