Fedora Education Spin

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 30 20:59:22 UTC 2008

sebastian at when.com wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Would it be possible to build a 1-CD base install that would then give 
>> you the option of doing a 'yum groupinstall some_big_set' if you have 
>> a good internet connection, or installing that set from a separate CD 
>> that does not have any of the base system on it? [...] If you don't 
>> want to bother setting up the infrastructure for yum groupinstall, 
>> just provide a script that puts the whole list on the yum command line 
>> - or make a metapackage with all the others as dependencies.
> Hi all,
> Here (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SebastianDziallas/Education) is a 
> new version of the Education Spin. I have extended the table with some 
> apps (thanks for the recommendations!) and created three categories 
> (included, available via script, available via yum).
> Currently, I have a problem with the integration of the installation 
> script. I have added this to the kickstart file (post part):
> # create script for extras installation
> echo '#!/bin/bash'$'\n'"su -c 'yum install atomix blender enigma 
> gcompris inkscape jokosher kalgebra kdeedu marble scribus solfege 
> stardict stellarium taskjuggler wxmaxima'" > /home/fedora/Desktop/extras.sh
> chmod +x /home/fedora/Desktop/extras.sh
> But after having created this iso, I don't see such an icon on the 
> desktop. Does anybody have an idea concerning this? And, by the way, 
> will the script still be available, when the user does an installation 
> to hard disk?

Add xdg-user-dirs to the package list and this should work. If a file is 
created, it would remain post installation too.


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