linux in 6gb

From: Christopher Smith <>
Date: Wed Apr 24 12:47:54 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pat Finnegan []

> For a more suitable install, I can easily install everything
> I really use
> (between X windows and a few apps, gaim for IM, kernel source so I can
> recompile my kernel, gcc and related stuff) in 1G or less of space.

I'll go with the "or less." I have personally put Linux, X11, GCC, a few
apps, etc, along with a swap file (that worked very slowly) on 60MB of a
95MB zip disk.

I'm sure I can do better, too...


Christopher Smith, Perl Developer
Amdocs - Champaign, IL

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