[arch-general] Why there is no NetworkManager in ArchISO

Ryan Petris ryan at petris.net
Mon Jul 24 09:36:50 UTC 2017

I thought I'd point out that, if the default image doesn't meet your needs,
you can always build your own <https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/archiso>
with the packages you want.

On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 5:29 AM Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:

> On 07/24/17 at 09:40am, Bennett Piater wrote:
> >
> >
> > On July 24, 2017 9:36:39 AM GMT+02:00, Junayeed Ahnaf via arch-general <
> arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > >All fine and good but I don't see arch being installed on something
> > >other than desktop/laptop. Of course there are niche cases as arch
> > >server I do not doubt but how much of arch install base is traditional
> > >desktop? I think it's rather high.
> > You are missing the point. Many arch users don't simply install a
> desktop environment and use its defaults.
> > If that's what you want, you may want to use another distribution,
> preferably one that focuses on your DE.
> >
> > I use a very minimal setup without DE, and I don't want bloated
> catch-all solution that doesn't integrate nicely into my configuration,
> thank you very much.
> Y'all seem to miss the point that provided on the ISO != installed
> on your machine. I for one, don't see a problem with networkmanager
> being installed on the ISO, nmtui works pretty well (as does nmcli), I'm
> not sure however how much the ISO size will blow up.
> --
> Jelle van der Waa

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