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Re: Doubt.

(It looks like keeping Daniel in the loop would have been a nice idea,
cc-ing accordingly.)


Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@debian.org> (2015-04-15):
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:08:04AM -0300, Daniel Lucena wrote:
> > I would like know if between download images of Debian 8 (after
> > became stable) the Mate Desktop Environment will be available or i
> > need install Debian NetInstall and after install Mate packages with
> > aptitude?
> This type of question is best asked on the debian-user mailing list.
> Yes, MATE is going to be part of jessie (Debian 8).
> If you use the netinstall CD images, you will need to install MATE
> via apt (or aptitude) after install: it is not included on the netinst
> CD image.

That's incorrect. If you enable a network mirror (which is the default
if you have some working networking), tasksel will ask you which desktop
environment(s) you want to install. The ones tasksel knows about are:
 - Xfce
 - KDE
 - Cinnamon

Quoting the rest of the mail in full:
> To find out what packages are available on what CDs, please see the
> CD search tool[1] (see also the Debian CD Image FAQ[2]).
> This search[3] shows you which images contain MATE. In short:
> the first DVD or BD images; the third CD image. (for amd64 at least).
> [1] http://cdimage-search.debian.org
> [2] https://www.debian.org/CD/faq/#search-for-package
> [3] http://cdimage-search.debian.org/?search_area=weekly-builds&type=exact&query=mate-desktop-environment*&Search=Search&.cgifields=search_area&.cgifields=type


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