[Herts] Microblogging

ROBERTS, Mike mike.roberts at astrium.eads.net
Thu Mar 12 15:13:41 UTC 2009

Thanks, useful to know but Suse isnt redhat and I have to use a redhat
based suystem ;) 

Cheers Mike 8-{>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: herts-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk 
> [mailto:herts-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk] On Behalf Of Lance Haig
> Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:04 PM
> To: herts at mailman.lug.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [Herts] Microblogging
> Hi Mike,
> Suse have brought out a new service that you can create your 
> own distro
> from scratch through a web browser.
> This should fit your bill if you want low hassle style ways.
> I use rpath http://www.rpath.org to create jeos type systems 
> which is a bit
> more tricky to do.
> just thought I would throw that out here :-)
> Lance
> > What I *really* want to know how to do is to strip a 
> distribution down
> > in to an image that has the bare minimum to run X and little else so
> > that I can run a really skinny client to speed boot time,reduce
> > bandwidth and reduce the memory footprint on the client. 
> Any pointers on
> > how to shrink Redhat distributions to DSL / Knoppix proportions
> > greatfully recieved. Most of the "make your own 
> iso/distribution" tools
> > I have seen advertised seem to be Debian based.
> > 
> >> 
> >> Unfortunately there was not time to look into the issues I'm having
> >> with my PC. I did a fresh install of Kubuntu 8.10 
> recently, but kept
> >> the home folders I'd been using on 8.04 that have config 
> files dating
> >> back a few versions before that. The main issues I have are with my
> >> nvidia graphics not starting up at the resolution I want 
> and generally
> >> behaving oddly, and with losing sound sometimes when a second user
> >> logs in. I'll keep investigating, but any suggestions are welcome.
> > 
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