Sparky Minimal ISO provides 2 different versions of Sparky: MinimalGUI and MinimalCLI.
The MinimalGUI is created using Sparky Base Openbox Edition, and MinimalCLI is an improved CLI Edition. Both lets you install the live system as it is and/or with a desktop of your choice and very minimal set of applications.
Available desktops via the Sparky Advanced Installer are: awesome, bspwm, Budgie, Cinnamon, Enlightenment, Fluxbox, GNOME Flashback, GNOME Shell, i3, IceWM, JWM, KDE Plasma 5, Lumina, LXDE, LXQt, MATE, Openbox, Pantheon, PekWM, Trinity, Window Maker, Xfce.
To install one of the desktops using MinimalGUI ISO image, run Sparky Advanced Installer from the Menu, or in a text console:
sudo sparky-installer gui
To install the system with one of the desktops using MinimalCLI ISO image, run:
Make sure your internet connection is working; the installer will download updated packages from online servers. Otherwise, it will install the live system as it is. Check Sparky CLI HowTo as well.
The Advanced Installer lets you choose a web browser too, from the list: Chromium, Dillo, Epiphany, Firefox, Firefox-ESR, IceCat, Konqueror, Midori, NetSurf, Otter, Palemoon, QupZilla, SeaMonkey, Slimjet, TOR Browser, Vivaldi.