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Linux.com: Pardus Gives Linux a Custom Lift

Jan 29, 2007, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

[ Thanks to Dolores Parker for this link. ]

"Apart from a KDE desktop and applications, the developers of the Pardus 2007 Linux distribution have built an entire distribution from scratch. Pardus, released last month, has its own multilingual installer, custom dependency-resolving package manager, and an INIT system that slashes boot times by several seconds. The distribution has come a long way since its first release in 2005, when it was based on Gentoo and lacked a package manager. Thanks to its custom tools, it's one of the easiest Linux distribution to run and manage.

"Most of the custom tools in Pardus are written in Python. The first you'll run into is the distribution installer YALI, Yet Another Linux Installer..."

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