shrinking the desktop DVD image to 1.5GB

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Thu Jun 9 23:25:09 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 06:51:27PM -0400, Stéphane Graber wrote:
> > I wouldn't like this to result in any additional prompts; we should be able
> > to auto-install these for the user based on their language selection in
> > either the bootloader (in which case casper can do the setup), or in
> > ubiquity-dm.

> Yeah, I don't plan on prompting the user for their language again, the
> prompt would be to give a chance for low-memory users to opt-out of the
> additional memory usage.

> As in my experience, it's really easy to trigger out-of-memory kills in
> the live environment by installing just a few megs of packages.

Ah; that's not a very nice choice to present the user with then.  "Would you
like to run in a language you don't speak very well, or would you like an


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