Mad Penguin: Xfce Installer Something To Be Proud Of

[ Thanks to SilentBob4 for this link.

“Linux has gotten progressively simple to install and setup over
the past few years. Sure, it’s been on a steady path for far longer
than that, but only in the past 2-3 years have we seen some of the
biggest advancements in the history of the popular Open Source
operating system. Application packaging is one of the biggest areas
that still seems to remain untouched.

“GUI-based software installers are a necessary evil if Linux is
to ever become a competitive operating system. There’s no doubt
about that. Even though most of us prefer to build our software the
old fashioned way, most of the new users out there won’t understand
this method right away… and that’s where application packaging
comes into play…”


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