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Re: 3 More GNU/Linux Distributions Released: ELive, B2D, GNUstep

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____/ Rick on Monday 11 August 2008 21:37 : \____

> On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 21:34:35 +0000, ray wrote:
>> On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:21:25 -0700, Psyc Geek (TAB) wrote:
>>> This is what I been talking about.
>>> 100 Distro's each doing the exact same thing.
>>> In this case, a new installer.  Like the other 99 are not good enough.
>>>> The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of a much improved
>>>> development version of Elive
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>> | This version includes (finally!) the new Installer, rewritten almost
>>>> | entirely, with better and more user friendly features. It allows the
>>>> user to | install a recent version of Elive on the computer (warning:
>>>> upgrade mode of | installer not implemented yet) `----
>> Actually, according to distrowatch, there are around 350 active Linux
>> distributions.
> .. well.. maybe 250 do different things ?
> ;-)

More like 5. There's a lot of shared work. There's a big pool of packages and
it's a case of pick-and-match.

That's the beauty of it and Microsoft is hoping to imitate it by applying for a
patent on "modular O/S" and planning to scrape Windows (albeit that's not

A big lie or a myth is as big as the perpetrators want it to be. GNU/Linux is
developed very well. There is only /one/ Linux (platform with drivers). The
rest are applications.

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