archlinux minimal desktop
various linux minimal desktops
- opensuse minimal desktop livecd is the fastest and easiest option
- kidsuse minimal livecd for kids fun, play, and learn
- ubuntu minimal desktop
- mandriva minimal desktop
- debian minimal desktop installation
archlinux minimal install
- follow Archlinux Install Guide. that will give you Archlinux minimal shell
- install minimal desktop:
pacman -S alsa-utils libgl mesa xorg xorg-video-drivers xorg-input-drivers fluxbox jwm # then edit /etc/rc.conf and put 'hal' into daemons line # then create .xinitrc and put one of these line into it # exec startfluxbox # exec jwm
that's all it. you get Archlinux minimal desktop.
next… let's get more apps into it.