I just spun up a FreeBSD 11 (no ZFS) droplet.
When I run
pkg info I get a long list of installed packages, a few of them have to do with X11 but I don’t plan on using a GUI. Is there any reason to keep them around or could I just remove everything?
Here are the packages installed:
avahi-app-0.6.31_5 Service discovery on a local network avahi-autoipd-0.6.31 IPv4LL network address configuration daemon ca_root_nss-3.27.1 Root certificate bundle from the Mozilla Project curl-7.51.0_1 Non-interactive tool to get files from FTP, GOPHER, HTTP(S) servers dbus-1.8.20 Message bus system for inter-application communication dbus-glib-0.104 GLib bindings for the D-BUS messaging system expat-2.2.0 XML 1.0 parser written in C gdbm-1.12 GNU database manager gettext-runtime-0.19.8.1 GNU gettext runtime libraries and programs glib-2.46.2_3 Some useful routines of C programming (current stable version) gnome_subr-1.0 Common startup and shutdown subroutines used by GNOME scripts gobject-introspection-1.46.0 Generate interface introspection data for GObject libraries indexinfo-0.2.5 Utility to regenerate the GNU info page index kbproto-1.0.7 KB extension headers libICE-1.0.9_1,1 Inter Client Exchange library for X11 libSM-1.2.2_3,1 Session Management library for X11 libX11-1.6.4,1 X11 library libXau-1.0.8_3 Authentication Protocol library for X11 libXdmcp-1.1.2 X Display Manager Control Protocol library libdaemon-0.14_1 Lightweight C library that eases the writing of UNIX daemons libffi-3.2.1 Foreign Function Interface libiconv-1.14_9 Character set conversion library libnet-1.1.6_4,1 C library for creating IP packets libpthread-stubs-0.3_6 This library provides weak aliases for pthread functions libxcb-1.11.1 The X protocol C-language Binding (XCB) library libxml2-2.9.4 XML parser library for GNOME pcre-8.39 Perl Compatible Regular Expressions library perl5-5.20.3_15 Practical Extraction and Report Language pkg-1.8.8 Package manager py27-pip-8.0.2 Tool for installing and managing Python packages py27-setuptools27-23.1.0 Python packages installer python2-2_3 The "meta-port" for version 2 of the Python interpreter python27-2.7.12 Interpreted object-oriented programming language readline-6.3.8 Library for editing command lines as they are typed rsync-3.1.2_5 Network file distribution/synchronization utility sudo-1.8.18p1 Allow others to run commands as root vim-lite-8.0.0019_1 Improved version of the vi editor (lite package) xproto-7.0.28 X11 protocol headers```
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