Team Vote - Minimal Install Option on ISO

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at
Wed Nov 28 08:49:03 UTC 2018


I agree with the arguments made by Simon.

By doing the "minimal" installation this way, we're also passing the "do 
what you don't want to do" -situation (mentioned by Kev) for our users, 
because who would want to download the full ISO to get a lighter experience?


On 27.11.2018 13.25, Simon Steinbeiss wrote:
> +0
> (while I really like to provide a minimal iso the current solution 
> sort of defeats the purpose because the download and install size 
> requirements initially remain the same as packages are only stripped 
> down to "minimal" after the installation is complete)
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 12:02 PM Sean Davis <smd.seandavis at 
> <mailto:smd.seandavis at>> wrote:
>     Hello everyone,
>     On our November 23rd meeting we discussed including a minimal
>     install option on the installation ISO. This option would add a
>     new checkbox to the installation wizard to install a subset of our
>     packages, emulating a "Xubuntu Core" experience on the standard
>     size ISO.
>     This is now ready for a team vote. Please reply with +1, +0, or -1.
>     To have a vote that counts you need to be in the Xubuntu Team [1]
>     Many Thanks,
>     Sean
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