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Re: Package Selection for Debian Live

On Thursday 06 July 2006 14:24, Andrew Vaughan wrote:
> > On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 09:51:18PM +0200, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> > > 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, xfce).
> Please consider making the small one suitable as a generic
> backup/rescue/recovery disk.  ie include some lower priority tools such as
> ntfsprogs, xfsprogs, parted, partimage and dar.

Since it is hard to predict people's definition for 
backup/rescue/recovery/router/shuttle_launcher/whatever disk, you can 
assemble your own custom CD/DVD images as you see fit by dfsbuild on i386, 
amd64, alpha, and powerpc. The default cfg tends to be a rescue-orientated 
one and it already saved my day several times.

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