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From: "Hanni Ali" <hanni.ali@...>
Subject: Re: reduced X11 - how to?
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2006 00:14:35 +0000
obviously select only the modular parts you actually need don't just emerge xorg-x11 (this pulls down loads of unnecessary stuff)<br><br>determine the exact dependencies necessary<br><br>in addition to kdrive (which I'm not hugely familiar with but search &quot;xorg kdrive&quot; on google and i found some useful mailing lists etc.) USE=&quot;minimal&quot; reduces unneceassary stuff i use minimal as a global for a lot of packages when building livecd/usb's
<br><br>I use gentoo-portage to check what use flags do, also actually reading the ebuild in question can tell you a lot<br><br><a href="http://gentoo-portage.com/x11-base/xorg-server/USE#ptabs">http://gentoo-portage.com/x11-base/xorg-server/USE#ptabs
</a><br><br>check the bottom of the page it mentions<br><br><div class="useflag">
			<div><b>minimal</b></div>
			
			        <div>Global: <i>Install a very minimal build (disables, for example, plugins, fonts, most drivers, non-critical features)</i></div>
			    
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			<br>i haven't tried kdrive yet but will at some point<br><br>Hanni<br><br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 04/11/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Vladimir Pouzanov</b> &lt;<a href="mailto:farcaller@...">farcaller@...
</a>&gt; wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">On 11/4/06, Francisco Ares &lt;<a href="mailto:frares@...">frares@...
</a>&gt; wrote:<br>&gt; How can I make X &quot;thinner&quot;?&nbsp;&nbsp;The system doesn't need a window manager,<br>&gt; so I didn't install any.&nbsp;&nbsp;The machine application is the X shell.&nbsp;&nbsp;It<br>&gt; uses Python and WxPython.<br><br>
You can try USE=kdrive (kdrive is X11 mode for embedded devices),<br>AFAIK it reduces it's size by removing useless features.<br><br>--<br>Sincerely,<br>Vladimir &quot;Farcaller&quot; Pouzanov<br><a href="http://hackndev.com">
http://hackndev.com</a><br>--<br><a href="mailto:gentoo-embedded@g.o">gentoo-embedded@g.o</a> mailing list<br><br></blockquote></div><br><br clear="all"><br>-- <br>E-mail: <a href="mailto:hanni.ali@...">
hanni.ali@...</a><br>Mobile: 07985580147<br>Website: <a href="http://www.ainkaboot.co.uk">www.ainkaboot.co.uk</a>
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reduced X11 - how to?
-- Francisco Ares
Re: reduced X11 - how to?
-- Vladimir Pouzanov
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