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A few years back, Arch was going to become solely a German-language distribution/website...this year:

http://www.archlinux.org/
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I saw this on /. and chuckled. I can't even imagine the hellstorm from each distro's user base if that ever happened. Hell hath no fury like a geek scorned.
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nuff April Fools, I want real stuff.
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The best part of this distro is the package manager. It's called "cant". You can use it like:

Code:
sudo cant install <package>
sudo cant update <package>
sudo cant remove <package>
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I saw this on /. and chuckled. I can't even imagine the hellstorm from each distro's user base if that ever happened. Hell hath no fury like a geek scorned.
What's wrong with trying to unit the tribes of Linux? I think it would be kind of cool to have all the benefits of each distro combined into one. Of course I'd hope all of their weaknesses wouldn't also be combined.
     
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Quote:
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What's wrong with trying to unit the tribes of Linux? I think it would be kind of cool to have all the benefits of each distro combined into one. Of course I'd hope all of their weaknesses wouldn't also be combined.
One person's benefit is another's drawback.
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One person's benefit is another's drawback.
Only a Sith deals in absolutes.

I'm just saying they should at least make another distro that is like that while still making all the individual ones. I wasn't saying get rid of the others.
     
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This is by far the best April Fool's joke I've seen in a while. It was obvious, but well coordinated. At least 3-4 distros changed their home pages to this.
    
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What's wrong with trying to unit the tribes of Linux? I think it would be kind of cool to have all the benefits of each distro combined into one. Of course I'd hope all of their weaknesses wouldn't also be combined.
How would that work though lol?

Debian is stable so it has old versions of packages. Arch is rolling release and bleeding edge.
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Debian Sid and Arch align a little more closely, but more out of package age than anything else.
    
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