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Task: desktop
Section: user
Relevance: 8
Test-desktop: 1
- Updated copyright date range. - Make unselected buttons be the same color as the window itself. Matches look of new, fixed whiptail, and Closes: #122212 - Note in README that the way to get a task added is a bug report against this package. Closes: #144533 - Removed broken python-bobo from python task. Closes: #180925 - The python task is retarget at providing a subset of the more useful python tools, instead of everything. Semi-randomly removed some stuff. Someone who uses python might want to take over maintainership of this task. - Capitalised first letter of every task, in an effort to look "professional". Closes: #183109 - Removed the fortran task, not sufficiently used. - Added mutt and spamassassin to mail server task. - Fixed menu entry to give full path to su-to-root as it is in sbin for some reason. Closes: #188367 - Replace gnome-gnomines with gnome-games in games task, package rename. Closes: #190874 - Replace xtris with the currently popular tetrinet in games task. - Make "available file" message recommend running dselect update. Closes: #153016, #183690 - Replace netenv (with its nasty boot-time prompt) with guessnet (with its slick new ifupdown integration) in laptop task. - Add hdparm to laptop task, since many laptop users will want to use it to speed up (or turn off!) their disks. Closes: #87450 - Add menu to office task. - Added a java task. Closes: #108061 - Removed inlined Spanish translation of spanish task. However we should add translations, it's not like that! - Added a Thai task. Closes: #122663. Needs review since the bug's package list was 2 years old. - Cleaned up bad wording in most of the descriptions of the language-specific tasks. - Added sudo to unix-server. - Added kernel-compile task for custom kernel building. Closes: #184428 - Blessed the idea of putting Maintainer fields in individual task files. - Removed nonexistant packages from tasks: netscape-zh-resource-477, dialdcost, hanterm - Put cxterm-ks in korean task to replace hanterm. I hope that's right. - Rename mozilla-locale-es to mozilla-locale-es-es. - For chinese-t, use doc-linux-zh-text, which provides traditional chinese. doc-linux-zh-t went away. - doincludes.pl and makedesc.pl use apt-cache dumpavail instead of dselect available file, for more up-to-date information.
19 years ago
Description: Desktop environment
This task provides basic desktop software and serves as a basis for the
Gnome and KDE desktop tasks.
Key:
xorg
Packages: task-fields
Packages-list:
desktop-base
menu
hotkey-setup
# firefox is the most popular web browser at the moment, although both
# gnome and kde offer their own too
firefox
# the gimp is the best image editor, no matter the desktop
gimp
# openoffice.org is the best word processor / office suite at the moment
openoffice.org
# make help menu work
openoffice.org-help-en-us
# make thesaurus work
openoffice.org-thesaurus-en-us
# make spellchecker work
myspell-en-us
# Since neither the gnome nor kde desktop tasks may be available, include
# enough basic X stuff here for a minally useful desktop without them.
twm
xterm
# sound
alsa-utils
alsa-base
# hardware detection (see also desktop.preinst)
discover1
xresprobe
# Make sure that CDs etc can be ejected. May not be installed by d-i.
eject
# The following packages are the same as the packages in the print-server
# task and provide printing via CUPS.
cupsys
cupsys-client
cupsys-bsd
foomatic-gui
foomatic-db-engine
foomatic-db-hpijs
foomatic-filters-ppds
foomatic-db-gutenprint
cupsys-driver-gutenprint
gimp-print
printconf
# Support for scanners
xsane
# For use by third-party apps.
xdg-utils