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Re: remove unwanted services/packages

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 2:00 PM, binary dreamer
<dreamer.binary@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi. i have done a clean install of debian making use of the debootstrap and
> installing only the base system in a pcengines ALIX 2d13.
> This system will run only asterisk (CLI) and i need it to be as skinny as
> possible. i have removed exim4 and ftp. What other services/packages i could
> remove to make it as light as possible? There is nothing such as gui on this
> system.
> the installation of asterisk will take place by me from source.
> Some guidance please, to trim it down.

Try Voyage Linux [a], it is a stripped down derivative of Debian.
IIRC Voyage One also has asterisk included.
It comes with an easy to use shell utility that will create a bootable
image on a CF disk and you are good to go!

It works very well on the ALIX and Soekris boards.

[a] http://linux.voyage.hk/

Arun Khan
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