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Re: debian desktop like a package

website wrote:

> If we think on debian desktop not like a new distro, but a package, a
> false package that contains only dependencies, it can use the power of
> apt to solve the dependencies and installs a lot of useful programs
> (that now you need to add one to one) all in one package.

This is similar to the "meta-packages" used in Debian for GNOME and
other environments.  For example, the meta-gnome2 packages, which
allows one to "apt-get install gnome-core" to install a basic GNOME
environment, or "apt-get install gnome" to get a full desktop OS.

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