Bug#719411: tasksel: Standard out-of-the-box configuration as a router
Package: tasksel Version: 3.14.1 Severity: wishlist Tags: d-i Dear Maintainer, *** Please consider answering these questions, where appropriate *** * What led up to the situation? * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or ...Message posted on the August 11th, 2013 - 9:10 AM ET
Bug#560696: tasksel: The mail-server task should install dovecot instead of qpopper and uw-imapd
Package: tasksel Version: 3.09 Followup-For: Bug #560696 With the wheezy freeze imminent, I'd like to draw attention to this bug again. I agree with the several other mails to this bug: the mail-server task should switch to dovecot. I'd suggest ...Message posted on the June 24th, 2012 - 4:30 AM ET
Updating chinese-t-desktop in tasksel for Wheezy.
Dear debian-l10n-chinese and debian-chinese-big5 lists, Wheezy has been frozen and to be release soon. I would like to let all of you know that chinese-t-desktop in tasksel may be able to have an update for wheezy. Please feel free to give ...Message posted on the July 7th, 2012 - 5:50 PM ET
Bug#684834: installation-guide: FTBFS: Error: unknown language 'el'
Source: installation-guide Version: 20110122 Severity: serious Tags: wheezy sid User: firstname.lastname@example.org Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20120814 qa-ftbfs Justification: FTBFS in wheezy on amd64 Hi, During a rebuild of all packages in *wheezy*, your ...Message posted on the August 14th, 2012 - 3:50 AM ET
Wheezy preseed installation installing too many packages
I'm installing Debian Wheezy as a paravirtualised guest onto XenServer, with a preseed file (below) - despite only asking for standard system utilities in tasksel, I seem to be getting a full desktop environment installed. The preseed file was ...Message posted on the May 11th, 2013 - 8:50 AM ET
RE: CD1 without a network mirror isn't sufficient to install a full desktop environment
Just a quick suggestion. As a compromise, instead of enabling Xfce as the "universal default" in tasksel *entirely* ... How about only enabling Xfce as default for the CD* distribution, and leaving the default as GNOME for all non-CD ...Message posted on the September 9th, 2012 - 11:40 PM ET
pkgsel: please clarify intention of "|| aptfailed"
Hello d-i team [alt. subject: system state after successful run of pkgsel is indeterminate] Within pkgsel postinst there are a couple uses of aptitude, and one of tasksel. The invocations are: 1. apply security updates in-target sh -c ...Message posted on the August 6th, 2012 - 2:20 AM ET
Debian Preseeding: prevent particular package from being installed
I am using Debian preseeding for automated installations (from PXE) in my preseed config file, I have the following line, to install only the minimum number of packages: tasksel tasksel/first multiselect d-i base-installer/install-recommends ...Message posted on the March 19th, 2013 - 6:00 AM ET
Bug#686124: aptitude segfaults when trying to use a new categorical package browser
Package: aptitude Version: 0.6.9.1-1 Severity: normal When trying to open a new categorical package browser from the View menu, aptitude dies with the message "Ouch! Got SIGSEGV, dying.." $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list ...Message posted on the August 28th, 2012 - 4:50 PM ET
How to consistently install a set of packages?
I have a small number of personal different-hardware PCs, each with the same set of different OS currently managed by grub v1. With unison, rsync, scripts, and some care I successfully keep all OS and the shared data in sync. It works great for my ...Message posted on the June 6th, 2013 - 12:40 AM ET
Bug#688695: installation-reports: install a success, but there were misleading/noninformative navigation messages for text installer
Package: installation-reports Severity: minor Boot method: usb stick Image version: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/wheezy_di_beta2/i386/iso-cd/debian-wheezy-DI-b2-i386-netinst.iso 2012-09-06 Date: <Date and time of the install> 2012-09-19 ...Message posted on the September 24th, 2012 - 5:00 PM ET
Bug#670822: aptitude dist-upgrade -d goes into infinite loop
Package: aptitude Version: 0.6.6-1+b1 Severity: normal Hi, $ sudo aptitude dist-upgrade -d The following packages will be upgraded: kbd libnewt0.52 whiptail The following packages are RECOMMENDED but will NOT be installed: libfribidi0 3 packages ...Message posted on the April 29th, 2012 - 7:50 AM ET
Skip one udeb step on d-i
Hi, I'm trying to customize d-i for installing custom debian packages based on some debconf questions. I learn a lot about udeb's build and debconf system exploring some udebs (like pkgsel, base-installer are good examples). I also successfully ...Message posted on the April 15th, 2012 - 11:20 PM ET
Purge Empathy messes up apt
Hi all, I have a brand new installation of Debian Wheezy, updated to the current weekly build installed on my Toshiba A505 laptop. I chose to install the graphical desktop environment, laptop uitilites, and standard system utilities at tasksel ...Message posted on the July 25th, 2012 - 2:40 PM ET