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Linux.com: Introducing GoboLinux 012

Nov 04, 2005, 11:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rui Lopes)

"One major problem with the Linux world is the overwhelming number of redundant distributions, especially in the desktop-oriented area. It's rare to see a new distribution that isn't a Debian or Red Hat clone in disguise with an extra feature or two, or that dares to take a bold departure from the status quo. One of those rarities, however, is GoboLinux.

"Contrary to most Linux distributions, GoboLinux chooses not to follow the Free Standards Group's Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. Gobo's authors thought the traditional Unix directory tree was unsuitable for a modern desktop Linux distribution and decided to take the path that another desktop-oriented operating systems has been following for years--namely, Mac OS X..."

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