Matthew East mdke at
Sun Nov 13 13:31:17 CST 2005

On Sun, 2005-11-13 at 01:25 +0100, Florian Diesch wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 01:08:04AM +0100, Florian Diesch wrote:
> > Are there any reasons why there's nothing like tasksel in main?
> > IMHO tasksel is a nice thing as it
> >  * shows newcomers what they can do with Ubuntu
> >  * makes it easy to install the packages I need without having to search for
> >    them
> >  * gives me a kind of standard selection of packages. If I'm new to
> >    something it's often hard to decide which of the many alternative
> >    programs is a good starting point
> No comments?

I think gnome-app-install may be similar to what you are looking for
(default application installer in Breezy onwards). I don't think it does
everything you've described, but it is a decent start.

mdke at
gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF
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