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Old 12-04-2004, 12:56 AM   #1
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Custom Distribution

I am looking for a distribution that offers the following:

- No login at all, just jump right to Gnome or KDE
- No taskbar at the bottom, all menus reachable through a right mouse click on the desktop
- No icons whatsoever but have the ablity to hit "Ctrl-Alt-G" to launch a program instantly from the desktop
- Very fast boot or a "Sleep" mode where it will stuff everything that was in ram on the hard disk and when the computer is woken up it is instantly on.
- (optional) Have the mouse cursor be totally disabled (invisible) until the user clicks the mouse

Right now I have only been able to do a few of these things with windows 98 and using LiteStep. I would love to convert to Linux but the login is the big killer.

If a distribution doesn't exsist could someone point me in the direction of how I could get something like this done myself?

Thanks a lot!
Old 12-04-2004, 01:49 AM   #2
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why don't you make one for us?

none of these seem like too terribly hard of things... exept for the power stuff...I dunno how thoroughly that's supported, and I would imagine you would need a partition for the sleep data. All the other stuff is fairly possible in kde... it's pretty flexible.

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Old 12-04-2004, 02:09 AM   #3
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I don't know the first thing about making my own distribution. Is there a place I could get started?


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