Just Allowing Firefox

Joshua Murphy poisonbl at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 18:17:00 PST 2007

On 2/26/07, Colin Kemp <colin at greenballenterprises.net> wrote:
> First off it would seem that even with a system with just firefox,
> you would need the X window system. There's not really much stripping
> you could do with LFS, and it makes a pretty small system. You could
> possibly follow the dependencies of X and strip what you don't need,
> but following the LFS book would be easier and still would leave you
> a small system.
> ----------------
> Colin Kemp

I'd agree, the biggest thing to do with setting up the system for
Firefox-only use is force X to load, no gettys to spawn (AFTER
everything else is configured), and disable ctrl-alt-backspace and the
ctrl-alt-fN shortcuts in X's config. Should be able to set up your run
level to respawn startx on the first tty, and have the .xinitrc to
load only firefox (and therefore close to respawn if firefox is

Poison [BLX]
Joshua M. Murphy

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