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Hello guys I'm planning to install GNOME(Url:gnomeslackbuild.org) on Slackware and I'm wondering about which "Software Series" do I have to unselect ? Code: Software Series Series Contents A The base ...
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    What packages do I have to remove to install Slackware without any desktop ?


    Hello guys

    I'm planning to install GNOME(Url:gnomeslackbuild.org) on Slackware and I'm
    wondering about which "Software Series" do I have to unselect ?

    Code:
    Software Series
    
    Series 	Contents
    A 	The base system. Contains enough software to get up and running and have a text editor and basic communication program.
    
    AP 	Various applications that do not require the X Window System.
    
    D 	Program development tools. Compilers, debuggers, interpreters, and man pages are all here.
    
    E 	GNU Emacs.
    
    F 	FAQs, HOWTOs, and other miscellaneous documentation.
    
    K 	The source code for the Linux kernel.
    
    KDE 	The K Desktop Environment. An X environment which shares a lot of look-and-feel features with MacOS and Windows. The Qt library, which KDE requires, is also in this series.
    
    KDEI 	Internationalization packages for the KDE desktop.
    
    L 	Libraries. Dynamically linked libraries required by many other programs.
    
    N 	Networking programs. Daemons, mail programs, telnet, news readers, and so on.
    
    T 	teTeX document formatting system.
    
    TCL 	The Tool Command Language. Tk, TclX, and TkDesk.
    
    X 	The base X Window System.
    
    XAP 	X Applications that are not part of a major desktop environment (for example, Ghostscript and Netscape).
    
    Y 	BSD Console games
    I don't want to install KDE or any desktop comes with Slackware only the necessary
    packages to install GNOME.

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    A full install is always recommended when it comes to Slackware, but for your intents and purposes you can leave out /KDE and /KDEI.
    Can't tell an OS by it's GUI

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    Did you want to keep the entire system rather lean, or did you want to keep everything but DEs? There are several different things you may want to look at:
    X and XAP will have other window managers and applications
    KDE and KDEI have the KDE4 package sets

    If you want a list of "required" packages just let me know.

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