Basic Desktop Spin

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Fedora Basic Desktop


This spin provides a small basic desktop using X Windows and window manager.

It corresponds to the @basic-desktop-environment group in comps.


Detailed Description

Benefit to Fedora

Kickstart File

ISO Name / FS Label

  • ISO name: Fedora-19-x86_64-Basic-Desktop
  • FS-Label: Fedora-19-x86_64-Basic-Desktop



Scope / Testing

  • boot to display manager
  • start a X session with a window manager

Spins Page


Small and fast basic minimal system with X Windows

Spin description

The Basic Desktop Spin is a small fast download which is useful when you need something quick and simple that does not require a full modern desktop. It includes a number of simple window-managers including Awesome, Ratpoison, and XMonad. It is designed for minimal power users and OS testing.


Download tab

Support tab

Custom branding

Something simple - it could include an X logo perhaps.

Comments and Discussion