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I think there are quite a few that cover those requirements. Just don't use Gnome or KDE for your desktop. Slackware is probably the best because after you install it, it asks what interface you want(select fluxbox/blackbox).
You could always install whatever distro you want then put fluxbox on after that.
I tryed gentoo and gave up I refuse to recompile kernals it is tremendos waste of time. any distro won't work I tryed debian and madrake and they were quite unstable and unusible plus I could not find any good c++ ides had code completionand the works for them.
Originally posted by Timothypir2 I tryed gentoo and gave up I refuse to recompile kernals it is tremendos waste of time. any distro won't work I tryed debian and madrake and they were quite unstable and unusible plus I could not find any good c++ ides had code completionand the works for them.
Debian unstable Do you install the stable version? Do a net install and select minimal packages. Then just put on xorg and fluxbox.
C++ IDEs don't have anything to do with distros. They'll run on any.
Debian is an extremely stable distro, so not sure where you got the unstable impression.
The primary reason for recompiling the kernel is to either incorporate some hardware support that isn't already there or to simply make the kernel smaller. Except for Gentoo, I don't know of any distro that requires you to recompile the kernel so I'm not sure what that has to do with your question.
I was using debian with kde and had constant crashes. I had it set to redmond styles and if you double clicked on just about anything the whole system would come down. but anyway. you think fluxbox is stable? were do I begin.