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do I need all the runtimes?

#1nehukogPosted 9/5/2013 6:41:53 PM
In preparation for my new PC, I'm downloading the ninite pack where you can select which things you want and so far I got
firefox, itunes, CCCP, java, gimp, and steam

do I need all those other run times though? like silverlight, .NET, Air, and Shockwave? Also what burning software from the ninite list would you guys pick? I was thinking of just imgburn, but are any of the others any good?
#2NingishzidaPosted 9/5/2013 7:38:45 PM
the grotesquely bloated dotnet is pretty much a requirement these days

imgburn is ok for basic burning tasks

foobar is good for audio, MPC for video (VLC is overrated)

itunes is an obscenity of bloatedness
#3nehukog(Topic Creator)Posted 9/5/2013 7:46:06 PM
I don't need silverlight and the others though?
#4ShubPosted 9/5/2013 7:59:28 PM
Only install Java, Silverlight, the .NET framework, Air and Shockwave if you know you need them. Otherwise, skip.
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