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[5]: GoboLinux
by hobgoblin on Tue 6th May 2008 20:32 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: GoboLinux"
hobgoblin
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2005-07-06

autopackage? meh...

i would rather see some kind of standardized dependencies file so that a converter program could read it and spit out a functional distro package based on the incoming archive.

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