Hi, just posting a thread to see if anyone out there actually installs Linux in the same way I do ??? I do a bare minimal install of my Linux then. I use a USB stick and basically create a .sh script for my entire installation. So all I need to do is mount the USB stick then run the .sh file which intern does my apt-get's and also on the stick i have a folder with my config files such as samba, firewall, networking etc... I even have two more folders with my mysql and webdocs in which i copy over. Then a simple reboot and its alive. I'm not sure if this is a great way of doing things but it works for me and it rules out my memory forgetting things. Does any one else do this kind of thing? I would be interested to know what ways other people do things??