[CentOS] Minimal CentOS

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Tue Oct 21 23:05:53 UTC 2008


Puneet Goel wrote:
 > I need a light version of CentOS (I am very much particular
> about OS identity and the final product will retain the parent OS
> identity and quality).  Can you provide me some kickstart file or
> something else which can help me in making a final thing.  I do not
> need eye candies/OpenOffice/Adobe flash/Games/Media Player etc. Just a
> usable desktop, a lightweight file browser and desktop with icons (may
> be XFE). Redundant locale, man, doc, /lib/modules etc. will be removed
> as well.

Take a look at the CentOS-5.2 LiveCD - thats a good place to start, Can 
you work with that ? Its got a fully functional gnome desktop with a lot 
of other things that you can get rid of if you dont need. I've seen 
usable CentOS + Gnome desktops running from a 480MB squashfs store.


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