K.S. Bhaskar on 18 Mar 2008 18:05:04 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Linux distribution for virtuous machines

Thanks, Chad.  DSL is around 200MB installed, including a desktop.
Debian Stable sans desktop is 546MB.  A base install of Ubuntu from
mini is 636MB.  With hundreds to low thousands of downloads a year
(across the various FOSS projects for which I make VMs), a couple
hundred MB on each VM would seem worth saving.  That's why I am

-- Bhaskar

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 8:54 PM, Chad Vogelsong <csv@gamebox.net> wrote:
> Last time I looked, a base install of Ubuntu server did not use a GUI
>  and was between 500 - 800 MB, depending on the "servers" installed
>  (http, ftp, ssh, dns, dhcp, etc.).  My fully loaded server install right
>  now has an installed size of 977 MB, with another 100 MB in /var.  I'm
>  not including /home since that is all my data.  No desktop or other GUI
>  is installed.
>  root@data1:/tmp# uname -r
>  2.6.22-14-server
>  -- Chad
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