I'd like to install a small Debian server (as a template), which contains only the necessary packages. Even though I select only the ssh server and the Standard utilities at the software selection screen, after finishing install I've found some xorg packages on the installed system. (for example xserver-xorg) Could you tell me why? Would it be the part of the Standard utilities? :o Is there any way to exclude all of XFree/xorg packages? Or would be better to leave it? I've tried to remove xserver-xorg and nothing prevented to do it. But removing it, removed virtualbox-ose-guest-x11 too, but don't tried to remove other virtualbox packages, so I don't understand why was these installed...
closed as not constructive by Khaled, mdpc, Scott Pack, Ward, MadHatter Feb 4 at 9:51
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They appear to be part of the base install regardless of the tasksel package selection. You can safely remove the xorg and virtualbox packages though.