Proposal for net installer

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Thu Aug 30 08:42:09 UTC 2012

Am Donnerstag, den 30.08.2012, 10:49 +0300 schrieb a.grandi at
> Hi!
> I don't know if it works already like this because I haven't used the
> net installer recently, but this is my idea.
> Since who use the net installer has to download packages from Internet
> anyway, it would make sense to have just one net installer for Ubuntu,
> Xubuntu, Kubuntu etc...
> After all it should be just a matter of (please correct me if I'm
> wrong) installing the right met package: ubuntu-desktop,
> xubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop etc...

this is exactly what happens currently, one part of a netboot install is
to present tasksel to the user offering all available tasks ...

you can take a look at it yourself if you want to see what it offers by
just running the tasksel command on an existing ubuntu install ...

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