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Re: [gNewSense-users] minimal base system of gNS

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] minimal base system of gNS
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2007 11:28:24 +1030

On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 12:04 +0530, arnuld wrote:
> I want to become a gNewsense user :). I use Archlinux ATM, but it contains
> lots of proprietary softwares in its repositories, same is Debian. So I
> was looking for a distro which supports Free Softwares only. I like to
> install a basic system 1st e.g. I install from Archlinux Core ISO (148
> MB), which installs only compilers, perl and other basic utilities. Like
> Debian's netinst CD it does not install any X, GNOME, CLISP or Firefox, it
> installs the base system only.
> when I checked gNS, it has only 700 MB of liveCD :(. I do not use
> Desktops. I am happy with emacs and wmii. Is there any way I have the
> choice to install a minimal base system of gNS and then everything I need
> from repositories ?

gNewSense still has no 'alternate' (ncurses based) install cd, so
minimal installs are not posable.

> -- arnuld

Karl Goetz <address@hidden>
Debian / Ubuntu / gNewSense

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