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Configuration

  • Disable all servers and services that you don't need
    • sshd
    • ftpd
    • sendmail
    • ISDN
    • PCMCIA (for non-laptops)
    • etc.
  • Compile kernel with only drivers that you don't need
  • don't load kernel modules you don't need

Software

Replace all the software u use with lighter programs, ideally command-line, non-gui programs

Console Software

Gui-Software

  • Text Editor
    • Advanced: gvim
  • Email Client
  • Web Browser
    • Dillo
  • Window Manager
    • icewm
    • black box
    • rox
    • ion3

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