Re: The Thrill of Debian Gnu/Linux
John Gould writes:
> What I like to do when installing Debian on a new system is to follow all
> the prompts until it asks whether I would like to install one of the
> specified package sets or a custom install. Then select 'custom', but
> don't select any packages with deselect. Re-boot and run deselect
> install, configure, remove, quit.
> You will end up with a system will all of the base packages installed but
> nothing else,...
No, you end up with all the standard packages. The base packages were what
you had before you ran dselect.
Dancing Horse Hill