Linked by Walter Kruse on Thu 8th Jan 2004 06:55 UTC
Linux It seems that I am in some sort of retro-mode. As Linux on the desktop is getting bigger and better, with more apps, more sleek looks (Galaxy, Keramik and Blue Curve for example) and more idiot proof, I am going onto simpler, more condensed stuff. The big distributions are nice, but I really do not need all the applications that come with them all the time.
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Re: "bloat" (and other silly comments)
by Luke McCarthy on Thu 8th Jan 2004 16:38 UTC

I have two 60GB disks and I have a hundred or so megs free ;) Need all the space I can get for downloading anime!

In a few years we will have cheap terrabyte disks...

A few years != Now

The important thing is to manage all the storage (and maybe to make use of it ;) , not to have even more free space.

True, but I think that the OS shouldn't be greedy, all that extra space should be for the user's data. Still of course, I'm OK with distros taking up a few gigs as long as I don't have to keep downloading more software :-)