[CentOS] 'Many' packages installed - CentOS 4.1

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Thu Sep 1 13:02:47 UTC 2005


On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 13:49 +0100, Tom Brown wrote:
> > 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).
> 
> hmm thats what i did first time around - Text install and unselect 
> everything apart from 'network' and i ended up with X being installed!
> 
> Will try the server option and remove everything.
> 

Network probably contains some kind of GUI (system-config-
something_or_another) tools as a default.  This would also install X.

You can look at individual packages by pressing whatever it says at the
bottom of the screen to get there and select what under Network to turn
off.

You will have a fully functional install, with a network, if you
unselect everything.
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