Default package groups

Registered by Sivan Greenberg on 2005-10-20

Removing Default Programs - better mechanism to remove programs included in the default installation. Not removing ubuntu-desktop, maybe somehow remembering this is a default installation minus program removed, so you won't have problems when upgrading to a new distro version.

See also http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=4896

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Scott James Remnant (Canonical)
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Sebastien Bacher
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Michael Vogt
Definition:
Drafting
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Michael Vogt on 2006-09-07
Completed by
Michael Vogt on 2006-09-09

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Reviewed by /sh, 5 Nov.
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keybuk: Please flesh out the Design and Implementation sections.
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There is a patch for germinate to support adding recommends instead of depends and apt supports installing recommends for the "metapackages" section. The germinate needs review from Colin.
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09-09-2006/mvo: implemented in apt/germinate/ubuntu-meta for edgy and in the archive

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