[PLUG] Ubuntu Minimal

Arun Khan knura at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 14 05:42:09 PST 2008


On Sunday 14 Dec 2008, Manas Alekar wrote:
> For my own devious reasons, I have been trying to find a minimalistic
> distribution which I could burden with a window manager of my choice
> (KDE and GNOME are getting beyond the abilities of my personal

In most distros it is possible to install iceWM/ fluxbox/ Xfce etc. and 
remove KDE/GNOME.

> and the computer's hardware). While looking around, I stumbled upon
>  this interesting piece of Ubuntu:
>
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD
>

Other incumbent distros have had net install CDs.  While some also 
include "rescue" functionality (openSUSE, Debian?), others are plain 
boot the system and find a repo on the network (RHEL/Fedora/CentOS) for 
the packages.

-- 
Arun Khan




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