>Vince Doss wrote:
>Perhaps this is may be too obvious however, the setup for RedHat 4.2
>prompts you for which packages you want to install. It allows you a
>bit of lattitude in your choices i.e. gcc, X, compiler, emacs...etc.
>If you do not select these packages then they will not be installed.
>I can not comment on any other distributions, but would assume there
That's sort of what I was planning on doing....I'm going to try using
Debian....I've just sorted thru all the packages it installed in one
of the default modes and I think I'll try to figure out a way to pass
it a custom list of packages I want installed....then install the
firewall services....then see if it can't be stripped down a little
Thanks for the reply