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Re: minimal installation




Brian composed on 2018-05-07 23:22 (UTC+0100):

> On Mon 07 May 2018 at 18:04:47 -0400, Dan Norton wrote:

>> On Mon, 7 May 2018 10:42:17 -0400 Felix Miata wrote:

>>   linux   /install.amd/vmlinuz vga=788 --- tasks=standard
>>   base-installer/install-recommends=false

>> Is that going to result in a minimum installation?

> Leave off tasks=standard for more minimalness.

NAICT without starting an installation now, including it causes at least one
installer question to be bypassed. I don't remember seeing asked whether or
which bootloader to install or where to install it in a long time, if ever, but
my memory today is noticeably short of 100%.

> (base-installer/install-recommends=false doesn't do anything. The base
> system is always installed without Recommends:).

Doing that,

	APT::Install-Recommends "false";

showed up in

	/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00InstallRecommends

two minutes before

	/etc/apt/sources.list

on my last Stretch installation, and likely all the rest at least in recent years.
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