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MEPIS 11 is large enough that it can only fit onto a DVD. (I forget whether it's the first MEPIS version that large; it seems to be that MEPIS 9 might have been.) As a non-power user who doesn't do much more than use the Internet and word process (and that, about 75% of the time with KWrite), I'm skeptical of whether I will need any of the extra software that must be making MEPIS so much larger. So I plan to install it, delete everything I don't need, remaster what remains, and see if the ISO can fit onto one CD. (I would not be surprised.)
There are two ways to approach this, and I'm pondering them. I could start with the full version of MEPIS and go down from there (I also mean to use Trinity instead of KDE 4--that's why I say "down").Or I could install the antiX version and go up.
It depends on which process annoys me more: running to the store and buying some blank DVDs to burn the MEPIS 11 liveCD (not every user keeps blank DVDs lying around, but I have plenty of blank CDs for burning music), or navigating IceWM (used by antiX) when the only window manager I know well is KDE. I'm leaning toward antiX, because I have tried IceWM before and it wasn't too difficult (easier than FluxBox or LXDE).
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