Linux.com: Pardus Gives Linux a Custom Lift
Jan 29, 2007, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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..."