Best sleek, trimmed down server distribution

jeff jeff at parlant.com
Thu Feb 24 15:12:45 MST 2005


A suggestion, if you use gentoo, I would look into compiling on a 
different machine.  It would make it faster, also take less disk space.

Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 February 2005 10:05 pm, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> 
>>Which distribution would you say would be the best for a LAMP server.
>>The machine is an OLD AMD K6-2 500MHz, 128MB RAM system.  I want a
>>lightning fast simple, trimmed down, non gui loaded Linux distribution.
>>  Any suggestions?  I have heard that Gentoo, Debian, or Slackware are
>>the most sleek distributions, is this so?
> 
> 
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> It's bigger than LFS, but smaller than anything else I've seen in a long time.
> IMO, it's package management is as good or better than apt.  And, of course, 
> both emerge and apt are untouchable by any rpm or rpm-like package manager.
> 
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> FWIW.
> 



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