Originally Posted by nickdalzell
Vector was a non-noobified install, it came out of the box the way i liked it (you could tweak the end result during install ten million different ways). with this one, it comes out of the box with tons of bloat plus Unity. that's easy enough to ditch, but then KDE installs its own stuff, taking up 90% of the storage. i just did a lot of purging tonight and dropped it to 75%, still too large but hardly anything is left.
Perhaps you should install localpurge next.
Sudo apt-get install localpurge
After installation, it'll ask you which languages you'll want to keep, and will auto-run after every program install to keep the unwanted/unneeded languages out, saving space.