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I want to dump all desktops except one.

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jbander
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I want to dump all desktops except one.

#1 Postby jbander » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:13 pm

and if possible dumping the space taken up by these other desktops also. It's in ROX-icewm now but can be in anything, just want to be able to put icons on desktop. I'm dumping down to as small as possible in antix 16.2 within the perimeters of my need. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: I want to dump all desktops except one.

#2 Postby chrispop99 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:13 am

Why not start with antiX core, and add to it?

As usual antiX comes in 3 flavours for both 32 and 64 bit processors.

antiX-full (c700MB) -4 windows managers - IceWM(default), fluxbox, jwm and herbstluftwm

antiX-base (c520MB) -3 windows managers - fluxbox(default), jwm and herbstluftwm

antiX-core-libre (c200MB) - no X. Just enough to get you connected (wired) and ready to build. Uses a libre kernel.


The final result is likely to be closer to your requirement.

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Re: I want to dump all desktops except one.

#3 Postby dolphin_oracle » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:46 am

They are all packages in synaptic, so just remove what you don't want. The window managers don't take up that much disk space though.
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Re: I want to dump all desktops except one.

#4 Postby jbander » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:25 pm

chrispop99 wrote:Why not start with antiX core, and add to it?

As usual antiX comes in 3 flavours for both 32 and 64 bit processors.

antiX-full (c700MB) -4 windows managers - IceWM(default), fluxbox, jwm and herbstluftwm

antiX-base (c520MB) -3 windows managers - fluxbox(default), jwm and herbstluftwm

antiX-core-libre (c200MB) - no X. Just enough to get you connected (wired) and ready to build. Uses a libre kernel.


The final result is likely to be closer to your requirement.

Chris
Ok that's a option , what I'm finding out is how unstable crunching distros are. I'm doing it a step at a time and have probably 30 DVD's in it right now. I'm close and just want to take quit what is not needed. The desk tops
Is two fold, simply and shrink. I have 10 icons on my desktop and I don't want to put them on all 12 desktop flavours. I really appreciate the response.

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Re: I want to dump all desktops except one.

#5 Postby galen » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:17 am

just wondering are you reusing /home for all your installed distros?
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