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Month: March 2018

Re: [trinity-users] minimal installation preparation (was: my vanishing root partition)

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:17:12 -0400
Felix Miata composed on 2018-03-21 19:28 (UTC-0400):

> William Morder composed on 2018-03-21 16:04 (UTC-0700):

>> By the way, on the Trinity pages, there is nowhere that it describes how to do 
>> a minimal installation (without other DEs), and just go straight to TDE. It 
>> is probably there somewhere, but as others have also mentioned, the site is a 
>> little disorganized, I think due to the fact that pages are added on an ad 
>> hoc basis, and also that it's pretty much a volunteer project without the 
>> resources of the bigger names. 

> We went through this here a month ago. Doing a minimal installation is specific
> to each Distro, not TDE, so "it" would have to be a bunch of pages, or a more
> complicated page few or no single people could make alone.

> For Stretch, the cmdline options I use on
> that include string "install" will cause a truly minimal installation, to which
> you need to add Xorg from Debian, to have a working base from which to run TDE.

> If Devuan's installer is Debian-based, likely the same options would be
> applicable. If not, Devuan's own docs, help forum and/or mailing list archive
> ought to address such need.

Both Debian-based, and provides howto for minimal install:

Instead of following the --include=nano instruction @Debootstrap, I would do
--include=mc, and have all its recommendeds at the outset.
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get, get wisdom." Proverbs 4:7 (New Living Translation)

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