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* ["NonCriticalPackages"] Removing non-critical packages * NonCriticalPackages Removing non-critical packages
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* ["SmallReplacements"] Replace packages with smaller equivalents * SmallReplacements Replace packages with smaller equivalents
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* ["LocalePurge"] Remove unnecessary locale files. The introduction of ["LanguagePacks"] may also help in reducing the size of the installation footprint. * LocalePurge Remove unnecessary locale files. The introduction of LanguagePacks may also help in reducing the size of the installation footprint.
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* ["ManForeignPurge"] Remove foreign language man files * ManForeignPurge Remove foreign language man files
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* ["CopyrightPurge"] Remove copyright files * CopyrightPurge Remove copyright files
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* ["SmallKernel"] Build a smaller kernel using fewer options * SmallKernel Build a smaller kernel using fewer options
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* ["ScrollKeeperPurge" Remove foreign language scrollkeeper files] * "ScrollKeeperPurge" Remove foreign language scrollkeeper files]

Reducing the Debian Installation Footprint

It may be useful to reduce the size of the installation footprint on Embedded systems, or on older computers or laptops with limited drive space, or in cases where a small installation is preferred.

* ?NonCriticalPackages Removing non-critical packages

* ?SmallReplacements Replace packages with smaller equivalents

* ?LocalePurge Remove unnecessary locale files. The introduction of ?LanguagePacks may also help in reducing the size of the installation footprint.

* ?ManForeignPurge Remove foreign language man files

* ?CopyrightPurge Remove copyright files

* ["RebuildTCC"] Rebuilding packages using the Tiny C Compiler

* SmallKernel Build a smaller kernel using fewer options

* "?ScrollKeeperPurge" Remove foreign language scrollkeeper files]