Re: working with debian cd
I think i need to learn about tasksel. I need a help on using tasksel.
I have a customCD which has base pacakges + xserver-xorg +
xwindow-system +xfce4 in my pool.
When i install from that CD., only the base system is installed and
After that i boot into the new system and added the following to the
Description: XFCE Desktop environment
This task provides basic desktop software and serves as a basis for the
Gnome and KDE desktop tasks.
Then i mounted my CD . and ran: tasksel.
I selected the "XFCE Desktop environment" option and press OK.
At this time i think it sud install the packages xfce4,x-window-system
and xserver-xorg. which is not happeing. is it correct? or there is
some extra things i have to do to install them.
And also: if i do at shell: apt-get install xserver-xorg x-window-system xfce4
It is installed successfully and can use my xfce4 desktop env without
For the time being in order to know/learn tasksel i want my pacakges
to be installed by tasksel.
I really need help from you guys.
On 4/26/06, Paras pradhan <email@example.com> wrote:
> HI matheus:
> After installation of the base install, the process stops at the
> "Configure Pacakge Manager" . At the same time i checked the tty4. And
> found there is no such error message in my idea. One of the last lines
> is as DEBUG , di-utils-shell: mark. There are lots of lines saying
> "mark". Just after that if i chooese "Select and Install Software" .
> It asks me use non-free software? following with use contrib software?
> . And if i say yes or no anything thing.. it retrun to the Debian
> installler main menu.
> I am realy confused where should i check.
> Regarding tasksel. i have extarcted the tasksel deb flile using ar -x
> and added the followiong at the last lines and packed using dpkg -b.
> Task: desktop
> Section: user
> Relevance: 8
> Description: XFCE Desktop environment
> This task provides basic desktop software and serves as a basis for the
> Gnome and KDE desktop tasks.
> Packages: task-fields
> Test-desktop: 1
> I don't know if i am right or wrong.
> On 4/26/06, Matheus Morais <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On 4/25/06, Paras pradhan <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > HI matheus:
> > >
> > > I am using debian-installer from etch and has pkgsel in task list as
> > > well. After using pkgsel i can see like "Configure Packages" in the
> > > menu of debian-installer. But the another menu that tasksel must
> > > provide is not coming. I hope you understand.
> > Yes, I had understanding what is happen but I have no idea what is causing
> > this situation. Anyways, could be very insteresting check tty4 in
> > installation time to search for error and exceptions. What, accurately, is
> > going on in tty4 when pkgsel is selected by d-i?
> > Thanks
> > Matheus Morais