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Old 08-15-2003, 05:06 PM   #1
monkfish
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Talking CLI only


Hi there, Im fairly new to linux, so will explain my predicament. Ok, so I have installed Mandrake 9.1 on this machine, as well as Windows XP. Everything works fine(thank God). Anyways, I have aslo acquired an old machine (windows 3.1), and want to install a CLI only version of linux. Any distro will be fine. I dont want any GUI, just CLI.

So my question is whether or not it is possible to install a CLI only, on an old machine, using modern distros(mandrake 9.1 hopefully).

Cheers
 
Old 08-15-2003, 05:10 PM   #2
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Yeah no problem. Just don't install anything related to:
xwindows
xfree86
gnome
kde

That covers most of the stuff used by modern distos.
 
Old 08-15-2003, 05:12 PM   #3
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That was quick. Thanks, Ill give it a shot
 
Old 08-15-2003, 05:13 PM   #4
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No problem - Welcome to LQ
 
  


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