Every Install Should Be Minimal

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Feb 28, 2013 11:58 PM EDT
OStatic; By Jon Buys
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It used to be a bit of an art to strip down Red Hat or CentOS down to the absolute minimum needed for a server install. I’ve ranted at length about how the default install for servers included a full blown Gnome desktop, including games. Thankfully, CentOS 6 has a special iso download, which I feel is built specially for me, called the Minimal install. After installing this image a few times, I’m convinced that every Linux install should be a minimal install.

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Dusty memories and expensive disks Bob_Robertson 11 813 Mar 3, 2013 11:26 PM
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