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    Re: Woody’s install process (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Sunday, October 28 @ 14:31:17 GMT

    a newbified install option, where packages are selected in groups based on description, rather than proper names.

    Isn’t that what the “Simple” install option already does, by using tasksel to provide a list of tasks to install? Maybe more tasks need to be created, but the mechanism is (for the most part) already there. IMO part of the problem is too many newbies don’t know they are, and won’t select the “I am a newbie, I don’t know what I’m doing, please help me!” mode of installation, unless it’s more or less shoved down their throats – then they end up somewhere that they don’t understand, saying “it’s too hard, I need help!”, but if they’d just selected the “I’m a newbie” mode to begin with, they’d have less problems…

    [/rant]


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