On Wed, 12 Jun 2002 16:40:56 -0700
Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> spouted:
> Quoting Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin) (breatpro at exchange.ie.ml.com):
>> > The idea is that I'll be able to get a reasonable (looking) desktop
> > and have the nice features that users expect (including an
> > MSoffice-compatible suite), and the receipe for doing so ... the
> > hardware isn't the issue, and we do appriciate that it's going to be
> > slow ... I already have it working here, it's just that the space is
> > more of an issue ...
>> If you're going insist on using Red Hat 7.2 with 2 GB of available
> disk space, then you're going to have to learn how to pare down the
> installation appropriately -- and then use something like SystemImager
> to stamp out disk images. Expect to spend some time working out the
> list of packages you need, and eliminating those you don't (dependencies
> permitting). "Recipe"? You're dreaming, again.
>eh? I have an install script that kickstart could reproduce (I do other
things, so I use my own script), and with kde and all the gnome libs,
mozilla, X, etc installed, it comes to < 700M. (Of course, I use
the --exclude-docs flag to rpm, so that saves a bit, and there
are no man pages).
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