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Bug#603938: debian-installer: The 1st CD doesn't contain desktop nor laptop tasks


On Fri, 19 Nov 2010, Holger Levsen wrote:
> > > Result: only "mail server", "SSH server" and standart system are
> > > available.
> >
> > Unfortunately, that's "expected" result.  As discussed on
> So let's close this bug. There is no need and gain to keep this bug report 
> open (against general at least), CDs wont grow in size and I'm pretty sure 
> the desktop install sizes wont shrink.

Ubuntu is taking steps to ensure that their desktop still fits in
a single CD (that's the reason why the changelogs are shrinked in the
ubuntu packages now, some images are recompressed, etc.).

So there are possibilities, and we can tweak the tasks and the
dependencies in some cases.

But it's probably too late for squeeze and like most tasks touching lots
of packages, it will be difficult to find someone leading such a project.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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