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[2]: GoboLinux
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 5th May 2008 22:48 UTC in reply to "RE: GoboLinux"
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Quite right. This does not seem quite that utopian - everything to do this is already there.

Oh? You do know what GoboLinux is, right?

The reason nobody has set up something quite like it, is that its not such a good idea after all.

Care to elaborate? That's four pages of detailed explanations and user scenarios you just read, and all you can counter it with is "not such a good idea"?

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