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    Build Your own linux + installer


    Does anyone know of a way of adapting, say, RedHat or similar so that it installs only the packages necessary for a typical small workstation/laptop and a few specific packages + a couple of non-redhat packages? (I mean remove all the thought and possibilities out of the install!) Would this go against the license?

    Or is what I want a home-build linux with installer? If so where do I get instructions on how to build the installer?

    Any help appreciated!
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    Read the redhat documentation, it supports creating an installation image that you can use to create cloned workstations/servers with the same packages.

    Mandrake does also, probably other distros too.
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    Gentoo Linux may be what you're looking for


    you may want to try Gentoo Linux (www.gentoo.org) ... it rocks and has a super community at
    http://forums.gentoo.org

    -S

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