Paldo Melds Source-Based and Binary in One Distro
Dec 13, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)
"Paldo Linux is a cross between a source-based and binary
distribution. It installs as a binary system to provide a quick and
easy desktop. Once it's running, users can either build packages
from source as they would with Gentoo, or install binary packages,
as is common with Debian, openSUSE, or Mandriva. Paldo's main
features are an easy hard drive installer, GNOME desktop
environment, and Upkg package management system. Stable version
1.12 was released last month. I found it to be one of the more
interesting and promising distros to come along in a long time.
"Paldo Linux is released as an installable live CD with versions
for x86 and x86_64 architectures. Several languages are available
at the boot screen, including various dialects of English,
Portuguese, Dutch, and German..."