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  1. Linux Manual
  2. Installation & Internet
  3. About the Author
  4. Content
  5. Installation
  6. Choosing a Linux Distribution
  7. Partition types
  8. Fdisk
  9. Understanding Mount Point /mnt
  10. Linux File Structure
  11. Creating a boot disk
  12. Welcome to Linux Installation
  13. Installation mode
  14. Partitioning
  15. Creating partitions with Druid
  16. Creating partitions manually
  17. Formatting Partitions
  18. Individual packages selection
  19. The root account
  20. Network configuration
  21. The time zone
  22. Configuring Services
  23. Configuring X
  24. Installing Mandrake 9.1 & 9.2
  25. Installation Class
  26. The Drake X Partitioning
  27. Package Selection
  28. Configuring X
  29. The Internet
  30. Creating a new user
  31. Getting online
  32. Configuring the connection (Dial UP)
  33. High Speed Internet
  34. DSL Modems and Cable modems
  35. Connecting DSL as DHCP
  36. Setting up a Plain Cable Modem (DOCSIS)
  37. Connecting an ISDN
  38. Using Routers
  39. Login Protocols
  40. PPPoE
  41. WAN IP Address
  42. Commercial Configuration
  43. Troubleshooting

Individual packages selection

Individual Package Selection
Fig. 1.21

From this screen you can select additional packages.
When ready click Install
Observe the icons at the bottom of the package selection screen you can use them to do the following when selecting a package name:

Expand Expand the tree view
Collapse Collapse the tree view
Toggle Toggle between flat views lists all packages alphabetically, or sorted in groups. View the package description in the right panel by clicking on a package name with the mouse. To select a package for installation or removal, click checkmark after its name.
Floppy IconPress the floppy drive icon to load package selections saved during a previous installation.

You don't really have to select anything else on this panel, since mostly what you need was selected in the previous screen; I just wanted you to see what is available here for future reference.

  • Click on Install to continue installation.

Installation approval

After clicking install you will be asked if you really want to install sever software selected, and it is warning you that it will be enabled by default. Security issues are involved.

  • Click on yes to accept the warning.

Progress of the installation

Sit back and relax, Software installation will proceed automatically, displaying a progress bars until the installation is completed.

Installation Progress
Fig. 1.22

If the installer requires packages from another CD, it will eject the current disk and prompt you to insert the required one.