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I built all the way through. But, I think I could have stopped at certain points if needed. It does take a long time. I read a few people talking about how it took 24 hours for kde. I compiled all the kde stuff in 6 hours on my box (the only way I can get the wife to use it). I had a basic working system with the base stuff (to a command line) and then X & fluxbox in a total of like 7 hours. After that, it's all just picking and choosing what you would like to have. The base in maybe 3.5 on my hardware, 3.5 more for X and a short bit for flux. You should be able to quit after the base anyway.
Huh. Okay - it'd take me a lot longer - just a 1.1GHz Athlon and 512MB of PC133 SDRAM but as long as I can get the base in several hours one day and X in several hours the next, say, that's reasonable. But KDE's not an issue and Flux shouldn't be any problem - just built that from CVS today in no time. Cool. I've got a 3-stage tarball of 1.4 I downloaded quite awhile ago - if it'd be okay to use that, I'll give it a go soon. If not, I'll download whatever's current and give that a go. Thanks for the info.
Yes, where is Internet Explorer? Indeed this is a Linux forum but in order to have an accurate vote all major browsers should be included.
I run all of my major server aps from Linux machines but my own desktop machine is generally ALWAYS Windows XP Pro. When I find something I like I just cut the link from Internet Explorer then open up an SSH session to a linux box and then I use lynx and just paste the URL in there and then I just download and install the package, etc... so my primary browser in my case when I work with Linux is still Internet Explorer...
I guess that the heading for this thread should read "Linux Browser of the Year"...