Ubuntu without pre-installed software?

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 08:23:26 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Eddie G. O'Connor Jr.
<eoconnor25 at gmail.com> wrote:
> No need to get worried. I too was just voicing my opinion, I actually think
> BOTH methods might be acceptable. For the "experienced" Linux users, I mean
> really....who WANTS to spend half the afternoon removing software they'll
> never use or don't need? And then again, for the "noobies" of which I am
> one, I NEED to have some of that stuff pre-installed for me, because I'm not
> "learned" enough to know how to install everything with the configurations I
> need or have become accustomed to. But I think there SHOULD be a middle
> ground, and the fact that they're doing away with an Alternative .iso file
> might mean that both you and I have to become more affluent in using Ubuntu
> on a daily basis!

I had to look at the archives to find out to who you were replying
given that you don't quote the sender and text that you're replying to
and noticed that you're breaking threading every time that you

I don't see what losing the alt iso from 12.10 onwards has to do with
anything. If you don't use the expert install option of an alt iso you
end up with the same install as a live CD. Furthermore you can use the
mini or server iso to avoid the defaults of a live CD.

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