osViews: GNU-Linux Home Desktop Kit PC Project Part 4: Proposed Core Specs

[ Thanks to Kelly
for this link. ]

“The following editorial is a compiled list of some basic design
specifications for all of your consideration. It is a primer to (if
nothing else) spur a discussion on their merits and to invite
alternate options and opinions from the GNU/Linux community’s
command line commandos.

“It is pointless to waste our time building Y.A.D.D. (yet
another desktop distro) that would suffer the same lack of absolute
compatibility and universal support of the entire GNU/Linux
community that so many distributions sorely lack now. What’s needed
is an agreed-upon universal home desktop standard, based on
simplicity and technical merit. This standard would be beneficial
because GNU projects could code for a predefined spec and thus make
it easier to create compatible binaries. No proprietary commercial
Linux distro could ever hope for this kind of universal community
support. (The Achilles heel)

“My preferred package management system is one that works well,
is free, open, user friendly and has binaries available free of
charge. Ideally, it would be comprised primarily of home desktop

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