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7 Responses

  1. QQW says:

    Indeed. Let’s reinvent the wheel yet again, for the umpteenth time – after all, Linux has, how many different package managers? Tens? Scores? I am somewhat surprised this one does not come with a new terminal emulator, of which we have dozens as well.

    Seriously, is this what Linux has become? A platform where the wheel is reinvented over, and over, and over again?

    • Aaron Kili says:


      Many thanks for sharing your thoughts with us.

    • dragonmouth says:

      “Seriously, is this what Linux has become? A platform where the wheel is reinvented over, and over, and over again?”

      Linux’s biggest strength of freedom to do your own thing is also its biggest weakness. Anybody who can code thinks they can build a better wheel or a better mouse trap.

  2. Peter Gossner says:

    See also: The Guix System Distribution (GuixSD)

  3. Konrad says:

    I read purely fictional instead of purely functional in the preview. That’s why I actually opened this article …

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