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Old 10-19-2008, 03:00 AM   #1
pippo17
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need a portable linux distro to bring on portable usb hard drive...


i'm looking for a linux distro to bring aroun on my portble hard drive. it has to be very basic, it needs 3 things: a file browser, a web browser, and a wifi manager(if possible). it would be better if it had ssuppor for lzma or rpm. don't post slax. also, i would prefer kde to gnome, if possible.


ps. i also need to be able to compile in it, because i want to add a personal suite of apps. i need a distro i can compile in.
 
Old 10-19-2008, 05:33 AM   #2
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i'm looking for a linux distro to bring aroun on my portble hard drive. it has to be very basic, it needs 3 things: a file browser, a web browser, and a wifi manager(if possible). it would be better if it had ssuppor for lzma or rpm. don't post slax. also, i would prefer kde to gnome, if possible.


ps. i also need to be able to compile in it, because i want to add a personal suite of apps. i need a distro i can compile in.
How can something be very basic running KDE and being able to compile? I can recommend some distributions, but none that has the basics + kde + development tools...
 
Old 10-19-2008, 05:48 AM   #3
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If you're putting it on a portable usb HDD, why does it need to be very basic?
 
Old 10-20-2008, 07:41 AM   #4
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If you're putting it on a portable usb HDD, why does it need to be very basic?
Because i need to put my own apps on it, and i have limited disk space!

to mega man x: which is the lightest distro you can think of which has at least development tools and very few pre installed apps. i don't necessarily need kde. any desktop environment is fine
 
  


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