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Old 01-01-2003, 07:16 PM   #1
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Distribution Size & Differences

I have been downloading a few different flavers of Linux to find the best one for what im trying to do and i have seen one major difference. Size! Red Hat, Mandrake, Debian have many disc installs. At least 2 maybe 3 discs. But GenToo and Slackware only have 1 disc. I dont see much difference in the basic software that gets installed. So why the different sizes... Just curious...
Old 01-01-2003, 07:32 PM   #2
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Some come with more packages than others. Suse's use to come either on 7 cd's or one dvd.....

But your right, for basic installs, your going to see alot of the same packages as you would installing Slackware.


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