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Re: [SLUG] New Debian Convert
- To: marty@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] New Debian Convert
- From: Craige McWhirter <craigem@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Feb 8 12:41:01 2001
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 08 Feb 2001 12:12:52 Marty wrote:
> > This is one of the things I liked about Debian, only installing what
> > want to use, not mountains of apps you don't even know are there.
> > like Progeny are diverging from that. The Debian "tasks" were good
> > covering the areas where you may not know all the apps (such as
> > "task-gnome").
> the simple option for package choice is the task oriented one, right?,
> i must have picked some that had some wide ranging dependencies or i
> something selected that i didn't really want...
Can't really answer that. I've never found out what the "Simple" install
does and haven't used it (so I'm well in the dark there) but your
assumption sounds right to me. Anyone actually have the answer?
> anyway, if and when i get my hands on progeny i will give it a spin
> post a review of that as well...
Can we hold you to that?