some sugesstions needed from u all - LFS

bala mbchandar at
Fri Jan 23 01:39:47 PST 2004

Hi Friends,
i am now developing LFS system. i want to make it as a distro something like
Redhat,Mandrake and other linux distributions. can i get some sugesstions
regarding the packages which is mostly used by the linux users for their
development. if u using some useful package , then u can send it me and i am
eager to include those packages also.
my Linux system should contain only the useful utilities that the linux
users needed and also the newbies needed. i want to make it as a complete
distro. i want suggestions from all the members the chennai LUG.
we  might think this package is unneccessarily used or occupying space.i
need those package names so that i wont include that.i need package which
suites for a newbie and also the linux expert for the linux development.
i want to make something like Mac OS x look and feel and also the fastness
of the system. if i could get more on the multimedia side then it is the
added advantage. This system if not commercial Use.
i also want some modem drivers so that i can install directly detecting the
hardware. plz do send me some modem driver source so that i can include in
to my setup something like HSP56,sm56,connexant etc.
i am kindly requesting you members to give me support and help to deploy the
linux system.
doubts i have now: to make a installer like in redhat while installing to a new system
something like anaconda. can i able to customize the anaconda to my setup???
2.i want to include tamil language. will that be stable????
3.what type of Desktop can i use?? either KDE or GNOME or Ximian??? to optimize my linux system so that it runs faster than other
system??? to make my linux system to look easier to a normal windows user  or
linux newbie??? do i make the linux system stable???
7.which file system is faster and stable and also good to use  either
reiserfs or ext3 or ext2
8.To include security and internet options what to be done in my system??? to test the performance of the build system???
plz do reply me. i am waiting for the reply from u all member.
with regards,

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