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Old 04-15-2018, 04:57 PM   #1
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How much disk space required for Slackware 14.2 32-bit?


What's asked.
 
Old 04-15-2018, 05:07 PM   #2
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Less than 9G just after installation.

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Old 04-15-2018, 05:38 PM   #3
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Which I suppose can be bring down by not installing undesireble packages, isn't it?
 
Old 04-15-2018, 06:33 PM   #4
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Sure, you can of course remove anything you want. No guarantee that everything will still work properly, though.
 
Old 04-15-2018, 06:56 PM   #5
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Which I suppose can be bring down by not installing undesireble packages, isn't it?
Your name should be Eric Hameleers to manage to bring it under 4GB, thought...
 
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Old 04-15-2018, 07:03 PM   #6
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If you will not use kde and Qt, your system will be small and fast. See this page for more details.
 
Old 04-15-2018, 11:23 PM   #7
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I'd like to know why OP, or anyone, these days when storage is so cheap, has any concern whatsoever for install size? What can one hope to gain?
 
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Old 04-16-2018, 12:14 AM   #8
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If you will not use kde and Qt, your system will be small and fast. See this page for more details.
And how do you determine that using KDE qt means your system won't be fast? I will admit that small is relative, but I'm certainly not bothered by its size. And I've noticed no slowdowns with using KDE and QT... and from what I've heard, Eric's ktown (KDE/Plasma 5) runs even better than KDE4.
 
Old 04-16-2018, 12:15 AM   #9
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The OP with 3752 posts behind his belt, most surely should know how much space an install requires!
 
Old 04-16-2018, 03:12 AM   #10
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And how do you determine that using KDE qt means your system won't be fast? I will admit that small is relative, but I'm certainly not bothered by its size. And I've noticed no slowdowns with using KDE and QT... and from what I've heard, Eric's ktown (KDE/Plasma 5) runs even better than KDE4.
But not faster than the fluxbox/blackbox/fvwm/windowmaker/xfce.

Maybe your world is limited to KDE, but mine is not.
 
Old 04-16-2018, 03:19 AM   #11
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The OP with 3752 posts behind his belt, most surely should know how much space an install requires!
Maybe this member of forum creates motion in the dead sea? ;-)
 
Old 04-16-2018, 04:53 AM   #12
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I'd like to know why OP, or anyone, these days when storage is so cheap, has any concern whatsoever for install size?
I know that's hard to believe, but there are solid proofs that the greedy North-American Capitalists sells to inexperienced people around of World computers with really small storage devices which are soldered on board, then they are irreplaceable.

Those irreplaceable storage devices are eMMC ranging from 4GB to 32GB, sometimes more, and there are some proofs of their odious crimes:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/ASUS-SD-WHI.../dp/B001IBHVC0
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07917WNCJ
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01LZE0396
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B073FRP3BX
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0792T5J76

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What can one hope to gain?
Apparently, they try to install and run Slackware Linux.

The issues are exacerbated by facts like the ability of distributions like Ubuntu or Fedora to be installed within 4GB partitions, making the major newspapers and blogs to spread false information about the storage requirements to run Linux.

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Old 04-16-2018, 05:12 AM   #13
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But not faster than the fluxbox/blackbox/fvwm/windowmaker/xfce.

Maybe your world is limited to KDE, but mine is not.
You forgot twm
 
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Old 04-16-2018, 05:13 AM   #14
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Damn, he forget MATE!

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Old 04-16-2018, 08:31 AM   #15
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I have to agree, after getting used to a lightweight window manager (awesome WM in my case), going back to KDE feels painfully sluggish. The same is true for Gnome, which I ran for a spell. Of course, there's no reason that simply having one of these DEs installed will make your system any slower, if you are not using them. By the way, KDE apps are still plenty snappy when run in a different window manager.
 
  


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