7.23.2. Customizing the Software Selection
You can select package groups, which group components together according to function (for example,
X Window System
), individual packages, or a combination of the two.
To view the package groups for a category, select the category from the list on the left. The list on the right displays the package groups for the currently selected category.
To specify a package group for installation, select the check box next to the group. The box at the bottom of the screen displays the details of the package group that is currently highlighted.
of the packages from a group will be installed unless the check box for that group is selected.
If you select a package group, Fedora automatically installs the base and mandatory packages for that group. To change which optional packages within a selected group will be installed, select the
button under the description of the group. Then use the check box next to an individual package name to change its selection.
After you choose the desired packages, select
to proceed. Fedora checks your selection, and automatically adds any extra packages required to use the software you select. When you have finished selecting packages, click
to save your optional package selections and return to the main package selection screen.
188.8.131.52. Changing Your Mind
The packages that you select are not permanent. After you boot your system, use the
tool to either install new software or remove installed packages. To run this tool, from the main menu, select → → . The Fedora software management system downloads the latest packages from network servers, rather than using those on the installation discs.