jlazkano
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Raspbian without desktop

Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:22 pm

Hello all,

I want to know if there is a Raspbian command-line version, I want to use as a NAS, so I don't need any desktop. It will be great to make it in a 2GB image.

Thanks and best regards.

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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:15 pm

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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:32 pm

Hello, I had read thoose posts, but I am looking for downloadable image, not for scripts.

Thanks and regards.

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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:00 pm

jlazkano wrote:Hello all,

I want to know if there is a Raspbian command-line version, I want to use as a NAS, so I don't need any desktop. It will be great to make it in a 2GB image.

Thanks and best regards.
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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:07 pm

jlazkano wrote:Hello, I had read thoose posts, but I am looking for downloadable image, not for scripts.

Thanks and regards.
I've had a look at all of the stuff I've downloaded and there's nothing smaller than an old unsupportable Debian6 image @ 0.43GB (GZipped).

It's not hard to download Raspbian, strip out of stuff you don't want to run then back that up as a GZipped *.img file.

The underlying assumption from The Raspberry Pi Foundation is that they want to produce a one size fits all image so they're not constantly chasing their tails fighting errors in multiple versions. It's got to be a hard enough job supporting Raspbian, Pidora, ArchLinux, RiscOS, OpenELEC and NOOBS. Let alone having a graphics/non graphics version of each of those.

Also if they did produce a non-graphics version that would generate more dissatisfaction from users when the novice users downloaded the wrong copy and failed to understand why the graphics wouldn't work. Hence the thrust to get everyone to start with NOOBS/Raspbian (for general users) or NOOBS/OpenELEC (for media centre users) and only move to the other downloads when they've gained some skill (or are already advanced users).
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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:09 pm

How old is that?
Is it being regularly updated or is it a static build?
If it is static it will become a security risk.
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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:51 am

DougieLawson wrote:
How old is that?
Is it being regularly updated or is it a static build?
If it is static it will become a security risk.
Surely someone of your experience would know that contacting the developer would yield a definitive answer ?
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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:58 am

MoosePi wrote:
DougieLawson wrote:
How old is that?
Is it being regularly updated or is it a static build?
If it is static it will become a security risk.
Surely someone of your experience would know that contacting the developer would yield a definitive answer ?
It was a rhetorical question.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhetorical_question

Personally, I wouldn't touch that version with a 40 foot barge pole.
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Re: Raspbian without desktop

Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:50 am

Neither would I but the OP asked for a download, and his wish is fulfilled. Personally would use Tiny Core with the GUI !

Yes I know what rhetorical is thank you, but fed up of stupid responses, so if can not beat them join them !
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