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Month: March 2018

Re: [trinity-users] minimal installation

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 06:22:26 -0400
Felix Miata composed on 2018-03-22 00:17 (UTC-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.

I just installed Devuan 2beta from a NETINST cd, with basic TDE, onto a 5.6GB
partition on an old AMD Sempron 64 with 2GB RAM. Current space consumed is 29% of /.
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