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Bug#601557: Acknowledgement (installation-reports: Unable to install desktop-environment)

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 4:14 PM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle@debian.org> wrote:
>> Normally single CD is enough to install gnome. I have done that earlier.
> *is* enough...or *was* enough?
> It may have been true for lenny. But, as time passes, the size fo
> packages increases. Samuel mentioned that the gnome-desktop task now
> download 976MiB, so we shouldn't be surprised that it doesn't fit on a
> CD anymore.

As I pointed  out earlier I could install full
gnome-desktop-environment using apt-get or aptitude with this single
CD. Hence it should be possible.  Let me repeat once again - with this
single CD - aptitude shows gnome-desktop-enviornment as a task and
does install perfectly without additional mirror or cd.

The system on which I installed is working fine without additional cd
or mirror - serving my purpose.

Only problem is tasksel doesn't show it either while installing or
later running tasksel manually.

I encountered same proble earlier with a DVD dowinloaded using jigdo.
I thought it may be a temporary problem and didn't raise bug.


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