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Old 01-16-2005, 09:10 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2003
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Can I NOT install KDE and use fluxbox?

I am installing a slackware 10 in my P133 96MB Ram 1.5GB HD laptop. I am planning to use it for programming and sometimes to browse forums and read .pdf (like doc. n stuff).

Tried fluxbox with Redhat 9 in a PII box where there ain't much limitation on HDD space but now I am working on much less resources..

Will fluxbox work without the installation of KDE?
Old 01-16-2005, 09:12 PM   #2
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Yes, you can install them all or just one if you want too.
Old 01-16-2005, 09:41 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot. But I hate the Slackware installation process that it won't check for available disk space against selected packages.
Old 01-16-2005, 09:56 PM   #4
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When you go to install Slackware, remove the KDE, KDEI and GNOME folders and you wont have them installed.


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