Re: Package Selection for Debian Live
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From: "Daniel Baumann" <email@example.com>
Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 9:51 PM
Subject: Package Selection for Debian Live
[ crosspost to live, -devel and -edu; replies please to -devel ]
at the moment, we have two types of Live CD images:
* the small one which contains only packages of standard priority,
* and three larger ones, each of which contains one of the common
desktop-environments on it (gnome, kde,
There is no XFCE version (see http://live.debian.net/wiki/Download ).
Previously there was a XFCE version.
Now, we would like to create a decent package selection which reflects, as
well as possible, the users' desires. There should be one package
selection for a 700MB CD-ROM, and one for a 4.5GB DVD-ROM.
I would create a 50 Mb version (lightweight version), to be installed in USB
keydrives (in a similar way to Damn Small Linux). The user could select
between different window managers.
current squashfs compression, the actual filesystem size is about 3
times bigger than the packed one. This means that there can be quite a
few packages on it :) I'm open for your suggestions...
The suggested window manager selector in a X environment.