Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th May 2008 21:00 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Ever since I started using computers, I've been baffled by the relative clumsiness of installing applications. Whether we are talking the really old days (launching the Rambo game off a tape), the '90s (running Keen or using installers in Windows 95), or the modern days (still those installers, but now also package management and self-contained applications); it's all relatively cumbersome, and they all have their downsides. I decided to put my money where my mouth is, and come up with my idealistic, utopian method of installing, running, updating, and uninstalling applications.
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RE: GoboLinux
by glubamazing on Mon 5th May 2008 22:38 UTC in reply to "GoboLinux"
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2008-05-05

Isn't this just a less elegant version of GoboLinux (...)?

Quite right. This does not seem quite that utopian - everything to do this is already there. The reason nobody has set up something quite like it, is that its not such a good idea after all.

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