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Bug#421337: marked as done (Installation Choices)

Your message dated Sat, 28 Apr 2007 21:35:09 +0200
with message-id <200704282135.10544.elendil@planet.nl>
and subject line Bug#421337: Carefull desktop installation.
has caused the attached Bug report to be marked as done.

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Package: installer
Status: install ok [N.B. Took me 3 days to get rid of all the Gnome junk!!!]
Priority: standard
Section: base
Maintainer: Debian: echt
Version: 4.0.0
Suggests: desktop & Package choices dialog before installation.
Conflicts: KDE Gnome IceWM Xfce

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On Saturday 28 April 2007 20:30, Geert Stappers wrote:
> >  My problem with the installation of etch (v. 4.0.0) is that it
> > automatically installs Gnome as the default desktop GUI. I have
> > installed etch twice, the second time, carefully noting choices. The
> > installer program/script NEVER asks the user which of the 4 popular
> > desktops (or GUI) is wanted; Gnome, KDE, Xfce or IceWM.

Correct and that is a choice that was made. If you'd taken the trouble to 
read the installation guide, or even the Etch release notes, before you 
started the installation, you'd have seen that Gnome is the default 
desktop environment and how others can be installed.

Closing this report as things worked as intended.


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