Debian-news is about one simple thing - news about Debian GNU/Linux and the top free distributions based on Debian GNU/Linux.


 

A Slimline Debian Install: It’s Easier Than You Might Think

I’m taking about machines with maybe 256MB-512MB of memory and a CPU around the 600MHz mark. My new thing in these situations is to deploy the latest Debian in a slimmed down form. More here

The advantage is that you end up with a completely up to date Linux distribution and it’s still standard Debian underneath it all. As it’s a real Debian install, it gives you security along with something that can be upgraded with standard software.

One Response to “A Slimline Debian Install: It’s Easier Than You Might Think” »

  1. Pingback by Tweets that mention A Slimline Debian Install: It’s Easier Than You Might Think | Debian-News.net - Your one stop for news about Debian -- Topsy.com — April 20, 2010 @ 9:48 am

    […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by propagare and Nathaniel Homier, Debian Project. Debian Project said: (debian-news.net) A Slimline Debian Install: It’s Easier Than You Might Think http://tinyurl.com/y6jbq2u […]

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Debian-News is not related to the Debian Project.
All logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.