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Minimalism tips

This document provides tips on minimalism. Possibly rework some of this into other documents.

Reclaiming disk space

Remove unwanted package caches

Removing unnecessary locales

Ensure the system is clean of any malware

Removing unwanted junk from the system

Removing references to systemd in the filesystem

Free up memory

Disabling TTYs

Using ngetty

Reducing udev maximum size

Cleaning up /tmp at boot

System administration

Using your own iptables script

Using dropbear in place of openssh

Using a different shell