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Re: [opensuse-factory] Topics dist meeting 2007-05-10
  • From: Hans Witvliet <hwit@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 09:15:11 +0200
  • Message-id: <1178781311.6261.7.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 09:16 +1200, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:

> 
> Obviously (to me) we're not talking about a desktop system here, there
> are none with only 128MB of program storage. So what's the point of a
> distro which needs twice as much RAM as it does disk space to even
> install? Obviously: no install -> distro is phhhhhhhhht.
> 

Not so obviously.
Consider (atleast) two options:
1) leightweight desktop (mail, web, im, office)
2) just NX-client (able to connect to appliction server)

Both (should) fit on an USB-stick using some niche-distro's.
But we rather use SuSE! (Name, stability and so-on..)

Hans
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