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openbox and apps

Postby Boo on Thu Sep 27, 2007 8:46 am

grats on taking up the challenge.

so is openbox really that much smaller than metacity that it will half the distro size?
or are you planning to remove other stuff?

are you planning to just leave firefox, email and video/sound stuff to make the distro so small?

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Re: openbox and apps

Postby scorp123 on Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:37 pm

Boo wrote:so is openbox really that much smaller
The *Box environments (fluxbox, blackbox, openbox ...) are *extremely* small, just in the range of a few 100 Kilobytes!. They just rely on the standard X11 libs and functions and thus don't need any extra libs or toolkits such as KDE and GNOME do. They're perfect for environments where lack of space or slow CPU's are an issue.
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Postby BlahBlah_X on Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:54 pm

Current apps:

-Firefox
-Pidgin
-Sylpheed-Claws GTK2
-BitTorrent
-XCHAT IRC Gnome
-GIMP
-Abiword+Gnumeric
-Mplayer
-Exaile!
-Sunbird Calendar
-Sound Juices
-Serpentine
-mintApps (except mintMenu, but its still installed)
-beryl


I might have to take out some of this, depending on how big the iso ends up being (I'm shooting for 350mb so it fits on a miniCD).
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Postby scorp123 on Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:29 pm

BlahBlah_X wrote:(I'm shooting for 350mb so it fits on a miniCD).
Nice :D
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Postby BlahBlah_X on Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:44 pm

Yeah I'm probably going to have to remove some stuff if I want to keep under 350mb.
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Postby maty1206 on Tue Oct 02, 2007 1:54 am

BlahBlah_X wrote:Yeah I'm probably going to have to remove some stuff if I want to keep under 350mb.


Dear friend:

I wanna know if you are doing just a mini edition or also, an edition for very slow pc?

It is because Spanish community is working in Mint Fluxbox edition, but I'm not sure if we are doing the same work?

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