Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 3rd Jul 2006 02:42 UTC
Linux It's been over a year since the last time I reviewed (1, 2) the Linux distribution that I use most of the time, Arch Linux. Since then, while the distro-specific innovations have slowed a bit down, maturity and stability has emerged.
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Distro Development
by negativity on Mon 3rd Jul 2006 20:09 UTC
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I don't think Arch Linux is very advanced as a distro development hub. For instance, I checked out Archie, a LiveCD based on Arch, and it's pretty obsolete compared to the packages of Arch. I believe that Ubuntu can leverage the development borrowed from the community much better than Arch, because Ubuntu can and produce ISO CDs every day or so, including the LiveCD versions.

These distros that have nothing to lose do get some traction, but unless they go the extra mile and make their development straightforward, I think Ubuntu and Debian will appeal to many more distro builders and users.

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