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Old 09-29-2003, 10:57 AM   #1
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1 gig disk drive big enough ?


hey guys.
i have a second pc with only 1 gig drive.

i wanted to use it just for very simple stuff.

i just want a plain minimal install.
(with a windows manager + XFree86)

and install mplayer.

just for use when som1 else is using the main (family) pc.

will i be able to install slackware on this 1 gig disk ???

if not, i was thinking of going with knopix
im a semi experianced user with redhat 9..
do is it hard getting knopix to run of a hard disk ???
and where could i get info on how to do it ?
 
Old 09-29-2003, 11:15 AM   #2
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Yes, Slack will fit on your disk. Just install the packages in the a and x groups. Also choose a windowmanager from the xap group. Mplayer will probably also be in the xap group.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 12:03 PM   #3
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thanks.

how much free space would i have for mp3's ect ?
 
Old 09-29-2003, 12:07 PM   #4
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Not sure, probably 1/2 gb.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 04:45 PM   #5
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wow...
linux + XFree86 + a windows manager will fit on only half a gig..
nice
 
Old 09-30-2003, 02:14 PM   #6
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Probably less.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 11:53 AM   #7
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lol

so, if slackware would fit on half a gig (minimal install with x and a WM)

i thought that maybe i would be able to get redhat 9 on it.. NOPE.

i can only just fit on bare minimum ( de-selecting EVERYHTING at install time, except the essential X packages)

ohh, and moving my install partiton down to 40 meg, and my swap down to 64 meg
 
Old 10-01-2003, 11:54 AM   #8
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ohh, and there are 4 slackware iso's, do i need all of them ???
 
Old 10-01-2003, 12:30 PM   #9
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Originally posted by qwijibow
ohh, and there are 4 slackware iso's, do i need all of them ???
Just the first one should be fine.

slackware-9.0-install.iso

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