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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Creating a new distro ? use #debian core instead of #ubuntu

here are some of the reasons and examples of linux distros that are switching to the real core of ubuntu : debian

eeubuntu switches to debian
http://www.fewt.com/2009/10/i-give-up.html
gnu sense switches to debian
http://www.sorbaioli.org/2010/03/15/gnewsense-3-0-to-be-based-on-debian-squeeze
mint switches to debian
http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=1527

you can also check the timeline for derived distros from debian/ubuntu

http://futurist.se/gldt/

Jani asked me about he future of kiwilinux and this is my response to that :

Getting some input on the future of Kiwi Linux especially regarding how to continue development and releases

I've invited you to fill out the form Future of Kiwi Linux. To fill it out, visit:
https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dFlrWGxyUV9xMllObzhfSGJuSE9kOWc6MQ

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