Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 5th Nov 2009 21:05 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y There's no right way to do it, only ideas that are better than others in certain situations. But if you had the opportunity to head up the design of a new OS, one to Put Things Right, one that could be radical enough to varnish out those UI/X bumps that have clung on for years, but practical enough to be used every day, what would you design? How would you handle application management? What about file types and compatibility? Where would you cherry pick the best bits from other OSes and where would you throw away tradition? I've tackled this challenge for myself and present (an unfinished idea): KrocOS (warning: HTML5 site, will display without CSS in IE/older browsers). OSnews Asks: What would make your perfect OS?
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RE: Comment by roger_ramjet
by jabjoe on Fri 6th Nov 2009 09:37 UTC in reply to "Comment by roger_ramjet"
jabjoe
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2009-05-06

Linux is as bloated as you want. That's how it fits into so many embedded environments. Try a different kernel then the generic one in the repository (for instance the Real Time Kernel). Or use a lighter distro. If that's still not enough compile you own kernel setup as you like it. Or even roll your own distro. ;-)

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/

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