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Re: [opensuse] Re: [opensuse-announce] REMINDER: openSUSE Status Meeting 2006/07/04 18:00 CET (16:00 GMT)
  • From: Rajko M <rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 23:56:17 -0500
  • Message-id: <44AC97F1.4000401@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Boyd Lynn Gerber wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Jul 2006, Rajko M wrote:
>> jdd wrote:
>>> Rajko M wrote:
>>>> The point was on "base for ideas".
>>>> Look MicroSUSE "To do" list, it seems to be the right thing for
>>>> underpowered systems. Todays embedded system has power of yesterdays PC.
>>>> So there will be a well of ideas how to shrink standard SUSE.
>>> embedded are ROM, thus no install :-)
>>>> The size that I look for is more large Mini than real Micro :-)
>>> the first idea is to have a very minimal system installed (text mode
>>> with yast).
>>>
>>> once passed the install problem, it could be possible to find a way to
>>> install every wanted thing. Xfce is a very good candidate. but even kde
>>> works
>>>
>>> we can sometime afford to be slow, the install problem is that it don't
>>> install at all :-(
> ...
>> I really don't want to go from scratch with MicroSUSE, not for this
>> project. What I have in mind is the same as you, to analyze installation
>> and see if it can work with lesser memory. It has to, if Knoppix can run
>> on 96MB, SUSE must be able to install and run even from lesser with
>> swap, just good selection of software.
>>
>> BTW, that is the reason I would like to call it MiniSUSE. It is SUSE and
>> if you want install all standard software from normal repositories, with
>> standard tools. The only change I would like to see would be to make
>> some software available in smaller configurations, stripped of some
>> aesthetic and seldom used functionality, to de-bloat it. The SLICK was
>> about much more changes. You can see this in page history.
>
> So Lets's start a MiniSUSE project. I like this name the best.
>
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> Boyd Gerber <gerberb@xxxxxxxxx>
> ZENEZ 1042 East Fort Union #135, Midvale Utah 84047
>

That's fast!

http://en.opensuse.org/MiniSUSE



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Regards,
Rajko.

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