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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: Gentoo installer vs current installation method, what about later?
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 13:20:19 -0500
John Walsh wrote:
> But I like the non-X liveCD (not the minimal, the Universal), everybody has X
> livecd's and the simplicity and power of the current livecd is unmatched.
> Is there no way of keeping the same Universal LiveCD as is now for those users that
> prefer it? I mean, when a system is down, there is no need to start X and have open-office and 
> x-chat, xine, mplayer, xmms, etc on the CD, but as many tools as possible, like it is now to get it back up.

The universal basically is the minimal with some extras:

universal == minimal + stages + portage snapshot

You can easily bypass X on the X-LiveCD by passing 'nox' on the kernel commandline.

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Andrew Gaffney                            http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer                                   Installer Project

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