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Ubuntu or CentOS as a base to Fluxbox?

Link to this post 23 Oct 13

Hello all,

I've recently started to like Fluxbox as my window manager and am wondering what would make a good base distro to use on it. I like both Ubuntu minimal and CentOS minimal (installs with no GUI or DE) and have them both in VMs with Fluxbox. I personally do not see any major differences between them (yum vs apt, software available, hardware detection) but I was wondering what are the main differences, if any, between these two in this situation, like is one less heavy, easier to configure via command line, etc...?

Link to this post 24 Oct 13

Centos is less dependant on gui apps and can be easier under the command line. In addition under the Centos/Fedora style of OS you can make a more minimal OS to go with the simplicity of fluxbox. Actually is you are enjoying simplicity and a small, fast system I would encourage for you to us Debian, Gentoo or Arch as a base for that WM.

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