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Bug#511287: debian-installer: Should have a task for installing KDE or XFCE instead of Gnome

On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 11:12:12AM +0000, Philip Hands wrote:
> KDE Folks,
>   Might I suggest that the front page be modified to have a link somewhere
>   prominent, near the top, linking to the page about how to get KDE
>   installed on debian
>   Also, you should note that in Lenny the default desktop can be set by adding:
>     desktop=kde
>   at the boot prompt (which you can get to by hitting <TAB> in the boot menu.
>   Also, note that "desktop" in that case is an alias for tasksel:tasksel/desktop
>   so it can also be preseeded by providing a line like:
>     tasksel tasksel/desktop string kde
>   in a preseed file, so you could produce custom KDE media either by tweaking the
>   {sys,iso,pxe}linux.cfg files to include "desktop=kde", or by adding a preseed.cfg
>   to the root of your initrd image, containing the above line.

I hope the website is a bit clearer now. Still have to update the instructions
for lenny.


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