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Old 16th October 2008
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Originally Posted by rex View Post
I’m not complaining about the libraries, I'm talking apps. I agree those are small and take up very less if not negligible space in the HD. Just wanted to know are those apps and the default window manager of xorg necessary. I agree some of those apps might be used by some third party programs but not all, for instance which third part app is going to use the xorg window manager also the tons of fonts which it installs. Now I don't know if those fonts are used somewhere or not but I've never used it and assume a normal user like me would hardly use it.
Well, one thing to think about with fonts is that CSS/HTML can specify a font to use. This means different web pages can use different fonts, so your web browser may need a wide variety of them to display pages the way the designer intended.

There are other examples, but this one sticks out.
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