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Re: Best way to get minimal system



2010/1/4 Konstantin Svist <fry kun gmail com>:
> On 01/04/2010 04:28 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> The LiveCD version basic but functional.
>>
>
> The LiveCD is fairly basic, yes, but it still installs ~1.5G if I
> remember correctly. It has a lot of packages that are not always
> necessary, like gimp and multimedia packages.
>
> I wanted to set up a fileserver (the hardware doesn't even have a normal
> video output, only a header on the motherboard) and had to remove a
> bunch of packages to trim the fat.
>
> I know there's a spin of Fedora for appliances -- that one definitely
> sounds and looks minimal -- but it's not a bootable/installable CD.
>

You can always try the netinstall image.

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Suvayu

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