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Thread: Why slackware is so big?

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    Why slackware is so big?

    Why slackware is so big? It takes a DVD to store ?.?

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    Re: Why slackware is so big?

    COmes with a lot of packages?

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    Re: Why slackware is so big?

    Technically you only need the first three CD's if you want KDE. If you want XFCE then you only need the first two cd's. The rest is extras and the source code.

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    Re: Why slackware is so big?

    Quote Originally Posted by perlluver View Post
    Technically you only need the first three CD's if you want KDE. If you want XFCE then you only need the first two cd's. The rest is extras and the source code.
    And you can very well install the base system with just the first one, and add packages afterwards.
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    Re: Why slackware is so big?

    I use just the first CD and only get the other CD's I want (slackpkg, for example)

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    Re: Why slackware is so big?

    Quote Originally Posted by hymntolife View Post
    and You Can Very Well Install The Base System With Just The First One, And Add Packages Afterwards.
    +1

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