How to get my CENTOS 5.x install to be less bloated.
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I am getting better and better at understanding things liux related these days, so i will state what i think is the biggest problem and hope that i am not on the wrong path... i think that basically there are just too many services started that are not needed on a typical LAMP setup.
From my research i found that i could use chkconfig and i found this info.
You can switch off:
gpm (if you don't use your mouse in terminals)
bluetooth(if you don't use bluetooth)
ip6tables (if you use ipv4)
cups (id you're not interested in printing)
More info on services here: http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...9.html#service (FC9 oriented but should apply to CentOS just as well).