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Re: Help!

Paul E Condon wrote:

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 04:27:01PM -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 10:52:50AM -0600, Paul E Condon wrote:

For some products, Stephen's position is simply silly. Consider,
for example, a Boeing 747. Another example is a C compiler.
There are many more. Too many to list, and more than I could
possible even know about. In general, the world is larger and
more complicated than any of us know.
It's a fine goal, even if it isn't always practical.  For an installer, it
should be not just a goal but a requirement.  (Docs should be required only
for very unusual situations.)

OP had successfully installed Debian when he complained about not knowing
what to do next.

Errr, wasn't the real reason for the problem not having installed properly? I mean sure, if you don't install gnome, you can install it later, but I think allowing people to choose "Desktop" is easier than trying to apt-get all the packages later.

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