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To get the smallest possible system, follow the instructions you linked to, but specify --variant=minbase on the debootstrap command line. This will install only apt, essential packages and their dependencies. You will always end up with packages not flagged as "Essential": some of the dependencies of essential packages aren't themselves "Essential" (they ...


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I can now happily confirm that accessing the built-in flash drive works without problems using kernel 4.6.0-rc7 and manually binding the device using: echo 106b 2003 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/nvme/new_id I'll submit a patch which will make the manual binding superfluous. During testing I had one episode of spurious timeouts which I was never able to ...


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I believe the Fn keys are mapped to X86... named keys. Therefore, I'm assuming you have to install the x-server first. As for the brightness issue, ArchWiki has some relevant information, among which is the possible systemd-backlight problem/workaround: Inverted Brightness (Intel i915 only) Symptoms: after installing xf86-video-intel ...


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Linux does support wifi adapters. We can't foresee the future but most adapters should work fine. Why don't you install it and address specific issues as they arise, if they do.


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You have a huge list Devansh. but here is what is understood. Which Linux Distro you want to install. You need at least 100 GB of partition per Linux Distro system its totally depends on your package selection. If you leave space unattended in the disk management then it can be detected by the Linux OS while installation. you don't need to create a file ...


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You are not booted in EFI-mode. Can you disable Secure Boot -- it could be falling back to "Legacy" mode in the absence of a correctly signed kernel image and bootloader. And if you have already disabled Secure Boot, this means that you motherboard do not allow UEFI. The reason why this step is vital is that Legacy boot use MBR and UEFI mostly use ESP. So, ...



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