Installing recommends and the CD size

( ``-_-´´ ) -- Fernando ubuntu at
Wed Aug 13 23:19:28 BST 2008

Olá Martin e a todos.

On Wednesday 13 August 2008 14:55:54 Martin Pitt wrote:
> That feels like a bad solution to me. Then the CD wouldn't provide a
> complete desktop any more, but people would feel urged to download
> lots of stuff afterwards and wonder why they just downloaded/installed
> a CD. It would make the CD less useful for offline installations.
> I'd rather provide a complete 1 GB install image than just an "addon"
> image, since it's much easier to handle. (Provided that we can afford
> the mirror space, etc.)
> Martin

Cant we just revert to the old solution of 2 CDs? even if not full. It would gives us a maximum of 1.4GiBs, i guess enough for all recommends.
At least as long as the installer can handle the split CDs.
Its way less then a DVD (4GiBs) and still accessible to those with only CDRom drives.

The LiveCD experience on the other hand would be something funky, right?

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