[CentOS] centos minimal install???

Aleksandar Milivojevic alex at milivojevic.org
Wed Sep 6 11:13:38 UTC 2006

David Hrbáč wrote:
> Aleksandar Milivojevic napsal(a):
>> It can go even lower if doing kickstart install.  Define packages
>> section as:
>> %packages --nobase
>> By default, core and base groups of packages are always installed.  The
>> "--nobase" option tells Anaconda not to include base group.  You can add
>> things you need later on.
> Yes, as mentioned Aleksandar, stick with kickstart. For servers I also
> use this within ks:
> yum -y remove \
> apmd \
> atk \
> bluez* \

Hmmm....  You know, you could also list packages you want to exclude in 
%packages section by prepending them with dash.  Something like

%packages --nobase

... etc ...

The only downside is, if package is required by something else that gets 
installed, it will be reincluded (while yum method will also remove the 

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