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Re: fc5: install everything?



At 2:16 PM -0800 3/27/06, K. Richard Pixley wrote:
>...And what's the new procedure?
>
>I mean, one of the reasons I use a full distribution like fedora is that I
>don't want to run around with cd's all the time.  I want everything
>available on my development machine immediately and I'm perfectly fine
>with spending a measly 6-20gig to hold it.  Those extra gigabytes are much
>cheaper than my every needing to hunt down cd's so that I can (re)install
>some obscure tidbit that I might suddenly need in 6 months.  Or worse,
>doing it every 10 minutes for the first few weeks of using the
>installation.
>
>I can understand wanting a minimal install for an installation for an
>embedded or vertical app, but that's no reason to eliminate the fat
>install.  Surely there must be an alternative.

Try Paul Howarth's http://www.city-fan.org/tips/YumRepoFromImages and at
least you won't need the CDs or a fast Internet connection to do yum
installs.
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