Matthew Rosewarne on 19 Mar 2008 22:17:14 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Linux distribution for virtuous machines

On Wednesday 19 March 2008, K.S. Bhaskar wrote:
> [KSB] My minimal etch came to 387MB.  Next step is to see what I can get
> rid of

$ debootstrap --variant=minbase sid ./
... blah blah blah ...
$ du -hs
95M     .
$ rm /var/lib/apt/lists/*
$ du -hs
72M     .
$ rm -r /usr/share/doc /usr/share/locale /usr/share/man
$ du -hs
41M     .

You could reduce it further, but that would just be silliness.

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