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Re: On the road to a minimalist Debian

On Sun 07 Jun 2020 at 13:30:20 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:

> I said "a minimalist Debian", NOT "the minimalist Debian" ;}

Got it. We are on the samelength.
> Circumstances have come together allowing me to do multiple installs.
> As I have restricted bandwidth and DVD set are available on flash devices, I
> recently purchased Debian 10.0 for AMD64.

You are still coming through loud and clear.

> I've done three installs today.
> For maximum consistency, all used only drivers for the particular machine
> and no "print server" {as I don't have any printers currently}.
> The results were:
> 				  Pkg Count    Disk space
>   MATE with standard utilities	    1116        3.73 GB
>   CLI  with standard utilities       136        1.01 GB
>   CLI  w/o  standard utilities        37         .87 GB

Data are incontestible.

> [1] Pkg Count reported by installer
> [2] Disk space reported by Gparted Live
> As time is available I intend to do a few additional installs.
> One will of MATE with only dependencies, not recommended, packages
> installed.

Thank you for keeping us informed.


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