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12.23. Package Group Selection

Now that you have made most of the choices for your installation, you are ready to confirm the default package selection or customize packages for your system.
The Package Installation Defaults screen appears and details the default package set for your Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation. This screen varies depending on the version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux you are installing.
To customize your package set further, select the Customize now option on the screen. Clicking Next takes you to the Package Group Selection screen.
You can select package groups, which group components together according to function (for example, X Window System and Editors ), individual packages, or a combination of the two.


Users who want support for developing or running 64-bit applications are encouraged to select the Compatibility Arch Support and Compatibility Arch Development Support packages to install architecure specific support for their systems.
To select a component, click on the checkbox beside it (refer to Figure 12.22, “Package Group Selection”).
Package Group Selection
Choose which package groups you want to install.
Figure 12.22. Package Group Selection

Select each component you wish to install.
Once a package group has been selected, if optional components are available you can click on Optional packages to view which packages are installed by default, and to add or remove optional packages from that group. If there are no optional components this button will be disabled.
Package Group Details
Choose to add or remove optional packages from this package group.
Figure 12.23. Package Group Details

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