Minimal installation

Aaron Konstam akonstam at
Sat Nov 8 23:37:04 UTC 2003

On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 12:03:05AM +0100, Jaroslaw Kowalski wrote:
> Hi all!
> I'm planning to install a minimal version of fedora and then manually
> (perhaps using apt to handle dependencies) remove some packages that I don't
> need. The key here is the disk usage.
> I want my install to be as small as:
> kernel
> glibc
> basic file utilities (ls, cat)
> rpm + apt
> Of course I would need all rpms that are dependent on these + anything
> required for fedora to work.
> My question is: has anyone tried it? How low can you go in terms of disk
> space used?
> Jarek
Under custom installation there is a minimum install option. Check it
and see how big an installation it predicts.
Aaron Konstam
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