Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jan 2011 22:24 UTC, submitted by fran
Linux Installing software on Linux has gotten progressively easier over the years, down to being downright foolproof in Ubuntu's Application Center. However, there is still the problem of each distribution relying on its own frontends and backends, and this needs to be addressed. Members from all the major Linux distributions have held several talks, and have come up with a solution which is already being implemented.
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So 4 distros got together?
by ruinevil on Thu 27th Jan 2011 03:59 UTC
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Developers from RedHat, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE, Mandriva and Mageia

Fedora is basically the testing distro for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Ubuntu is an optimized fork of Debian.

Mageia is a fork of Mandriva.

OpenSUSE provided the meeting place since it the only distro that was without relatives; it needed the home field advantage.

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