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Or at least customize it.

I want to use it as a development system running on a VM and I don't need Libreoffice, Firefox and most the other stuff in it.

Wanna keep it thin


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Why don't you simply install the default configuration then remove the applications? The only other alternative is to build it yourself after you remove the applications. –  Ramhound Feb 22 '13 at 23:10
@Ramhound I could do that, was wondering if there was a painless way of doing it. I guess not. –  Michael Feb 22 '13 at 23:29
Presumably there is "select software" option, or a "minimal install" when setting up mint? If not, shop around for something a bit more flexible; as you have not-run-of-the-mill requirements, you'll be grateful later. –  vonbrand Feb 23 '13 at 1:49

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