Bibit Paket - Minimal

Task-Section: user Task-Relevance: 9 Task-Description: Minimal base system Task-Extended-Description: This task installs the core of an Ubuntu-based system. Task-Test-new-install: install skip Note that some packages that form the core of an Ubuntu-based system are in the required seed, from which this seed inherits. The minimal seed describes those packages at Priority: important.

Hardware and Architecture Support

Generic

  • alsa-base # needed for proper hardware detection (hotplug/blacklist.d, modprobe.d)
  • alsa-utils # basic audio support and mixer level handling
  • pcmciautils # PCMCIA support for >= 2.6.13-rc1 kernels

i386, i686

  • libc6-i686 [i386]

Comfortable Unix System

Programs and packages necessary for both the proper functionality of the system and that any user would expect to find on a modern Unix-like system.

  • adduser
  • apt
  • aptitude # better text-mode package manager
  • apt-utils # apt-extracttemplates is required for debconf preconfiguration
  • bzip2
  • console-setup # https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/sane- installer-keyboard
  • console-tools
  • eject # very popular, useful, small
  • gettext-base
  • gnupg # introduce security from the very base
  • initramfs-tools # needed for the Ubuntu kernel
  • less
  • libfribidi0 # right-to-left text support in newt
  • lsb-release
  • module-init-tools # required for kernel 2.6
  • netbase
  • pciutils
  • sudo # LaMontJones
  • sysklogd
  • tasksel # used by installer to install desktop etc.
  • udev
  • usbutils
  • util-linux-locales
  • vim-tiny

Networking

These provide various networking services, all should be configured in a client-only state with the server de-activated unless the user requires it.

  • dhcp3-client # LaMontJones
  • iproute
  • ifupdown
  • net-tools
  • ntpdate # FabioMassimoDiNitto
  • wireless-tools
  • wpasupplicant # ScottJamesRemnant
  • ethtool
  • iputils-ping
  • mii-diag
  • netcat # FabioMassimoDiNitto

Meta

  • ubuntu-minimal # Ubuntu-specific bits we want on every Ubuntu system
  • ubuntu-keyring # for authenticated package downloads

Other

  • python # upstream doesn't want python-minimal shipped alone

Last modified on 06/16/2008 11:03:41 AM