Johns thoughts on F13

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Nov 24 15:11:51 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-24 at 03:05 -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 01:42:31PM +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
> > I hadn't planned on using F13, but I decided it would be handy to have a  
> > 2 Installing stuff I don't want. How hard must it be to do something  
> > equivalent to a ubuntu "server" install, with absolutely no GUI stuff,  
> > especially xorg GUI stuff with Gnome, KDE, XFCE and all the rest?
> It's easy, but....
> IIRC, one of the *kit packages will be included and pull in X.  The
> trick is that one must uncheck EVERYTHING, including what is in the Base
> section--that is, uncheck Base System as well.

It's not really a trick, that's you do it. If you want a
minimal install, uncheck everything.

> Also, one has to be careful and be sure to uncheck cups in the server
> section.  

Why? Does it pull in X?

Adam Williamson
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