[CentOS] 'Many' packages installed - CentOS 4.1

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Thu Sep 1 12:41:19 UTC 2005


On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 12:47 +0100, Tom Brown wrote:
> > I do a minimal install, then install the packages(httpd,mysql,php,etc)I 
> > need.  Never ran across a problem with it installing X when I didn't 
> > want it.
> 
> OK just got to install another box but there is no 'minimal' option -
> 
> I have
> 
> Personal Desktop
> Workstation
> Server
> Custom
> 
> What ISO's do i need to download to be presented with a 'minimal' option 
> ? Or is there a switch at boot or something similar?
> 

Under the Custom selection, at the bottom, there is a minimum optoin in
the GUI install.

It is the same as unselecting all the checkboxes (which you can do it
Custom on a Text Install)

This will give you what the upstream provider has deemed a minimum
install (plus yum added by CentOS for package management).

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