[CentOS] About download ISO image, again
hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Wed Nov 15 03:58:41 UTC 2006
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 11:47:18AM +0800, Stephen Liu enlightened us:
> It comes to my notice that there is an server version -
> I'm going to run CentOS as server. What packages are included there?
> Is X packages included as well which should not be on a server creating
> a risk hole. However on another hand it will be convenient for me at
> the early stage of installation to search documents on Internet. Just
> retain X not started at boot and remove all their packages after
> installation finished. I don't expect connecting a workstation to the
> server to do this job at the beginning.
> Advice would be appreciated. TIA
The Server CD is simply a subset of the entire CentOS distribution designed
to fit on one CD. Once installed, the entire distribution is available via
yum. It's a convenient single CD version of the distro, especially for those
instances where DVD and/or multiple CDs are undesirable.
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