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Never Heard of Exherbo? Never Will, Either.

Jun 07, 2008, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fahmida Y. Rashid)

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"In the open-source world, it's fairly commonplace for developers to modify an existing application and create a new application. OpenBravo was initially based on Compiere, Lotus Symphony is based on OpenOffice.org, and there are variations of Linux operating systems (Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Xubuntu, Gobuntu, Mythbuntu, Gobuntu, Fluxbuntuneed the list go on?) as developers modify the code for a more specialized system.

"We don't begrudge developers their fun, but Exherbo made us pause. It shares a lot of concepts from Gentoo, but Exherbo's developers claim that it is not a true Gentoo fork..."

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