The Swiss Army Distro - Might Someone Finally Be Getting It?

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 8, 2008 1:30 AM EDT
Raiden's Realm; By Steve Lake
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One of the things that's bothered me to no end for quite a while is the ridiculously huge number of Linux distributions out there. 350+ active or semi-active and nearly 200 dead distros is rather pathetic in my opinion. I understand that some of this comes from the open source mentality of "if they won't change, then we'll fork the code and do it ourselves." That's where we got Gnome and KDE from, Compiz and Beryl, Debian and all of its derivatives, Xorg and XFree86, and many other forks and splits within the FOSS community.

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Too many choices... new user confused?! thenixedreport 17 1,301 Jul 9, 2008 7:38 AM
And one essential perhaps-overlooked point vainrveenr 3 912 Jul 8, 2008 10:17 PM

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