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Old 04-10-2010, 06:41 AM   #1
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Is it possible to install full slackware from slackware 13 dvd in 4 or 4.5 GB?


Is it possible to install full slackware from slackware 13 dvd in 4 or 4.5 GB partition?

What's the minimum space required to install full slackware with all packages from dvd?
 
Old 04-10-2010, 06:46 AM   #2
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About 5GB+ of hard disk space for a full install
see
http://www.slackware.com/install/sysreq.php

Perhaps look at your signature ? :-)
 
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Old 04-10-2010, 06:49 AM   #3
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About 5GB+ of hard disk space for a full install
see
http://www.slackware.com/install/sysreq.php

Perhaps look at your signature ? :-)
Isn't 5GB enough?
Need 5GB+ !
 
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During installation you get
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install everything 4.8 GB+ of software
 
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I had problems installing full in 5GB once during installation though.
 
Old 04-10-2010, 07:02 AM   #6
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4.8 GB+ of software
Don't think the kernel etc are included
 
Old 04-10-2010, 09:45 AM   #7
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If you leave out KDE, and go with just XFCE, you can reduce the size of the Slackware install by at least 1GB. You should be able to install Slackware without KDE to your partition.
 
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I had problems installing full in 5GB once during installation though.
I'm not surprised. I need 5.7GiB for /usr alone, and I've not added all that much to it.
 
  


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