Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.


Search this Thread
Old 05-28-2003, 06:21 AM   #1
Registered: Jan 2003
Posts: 64

Rep: Reputation: 15
slackware iso -- what to leave out?

Hey all:

I'm having fun with Slackware, and thought that I'd play with current. So I downloaded the slackware-current tree, and followed the instructions to burn an iso.

I was wondering what other people "leave out" to fit what they need onto a cd. Right now I'm excluding:


Does anyone else leave out emacs? I never use it, so I figure why install it. Also, I never use tetex, and that also take up a huge chunk...anyone leave it out?

Old 05-28-2003, 07:13 AM   #2
Registered: Feb 2002
Location: Fairfax, VA
Distribution: RedHat 8, Mandrake9.1, Slack9
Posts: 456

Rep: Reputation: 31
it depedns on once choice. i leave out emacs because i am crazy about 'vi' only you know what you want
Old 05-28-2003, 08:08 AM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: May 2003
Location: Malaysia
Distribution: Slackware, LFS, CentOS
Posts: 1,307

Rep: Reputation: 46
Get a pre-made ISO... every package can be burnt on a CD... so might as well
Old 05-28-2003, 08:21 AM   #4
Senior Member
Registered: Nov 2000
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Distribution: Ubuntu @ Home, RHEL @ Work
Posts: 3,892
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 66
Not every package is included on the pre-made ISO's. For instance, I don't use Peter's Slackware 9.0 ISO because he includes things like gnome and kde but not the kernel source. I also like to use some of the /extra packages so I'll put some of them on the cd.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Scared to Leave Slackware Murdock1979 Slackware 35 08-05-2005 07:26 PM
Download ISO section -- wrong ISO in Slackware vharishankar LQ Suggestions & Feedback 3 02-15-2005 02:38 PM
Does anyone Know how to open either .iso.rz or these .iso.xdelta,.iso.bz2,.iso.lzma?? maximalred Debian 5 06-09-2004 07:15 AM
slackware 8.1 iso vs slackware current illtbagu Slackware 9 02-26-2003 08:10 PM
slackware iso Dave Campbell Slackware 9 08-28-2002 06:39 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:25 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration