Re: Debian-Lite : The Project
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George Bonser <email@example.com> writes:
> The problem with that is that there are TOO MANY packages available and
> newbies end up getting into trouble by selecting additional stuff, hitting
> the conflict resolution screen and getting totally lost. A mini-Debian
> would never show any package selection screen at any point in the install
> as I envision it.
So that means that if I use a Debian-Lite install I can't ever upgrade
to a full installation from there? I missed the original post, but
keeping a dpkg/dselect around for the eventual upgrade to full Debian
(which may never occur) seems perfectly reasonable. *Dropping* the
newbie into dpkg/dselect is probably less so, but when they grow
conversant I see no reason to deny them dpkg/dselect, or to force them
Graham Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org> MIME OK, PGP preferred
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