Linux Distributions

GoboLinux – Linux distribution which redefines the filesystem hierarchy

GoboLinux is an alternative Linux distribution which redefines the entire filesystem hierarchy.

This modular Linux distribution organizes the programs in your system in a logical way. Instead of having parts of a program stored at /usr/bin, other parts at /etc and yet more parts located at /usr/share/something/or/another, each program gets its own directory tree, keeping them all neatly separated and allowing you to see everything that’s installed in the system and which files belong to which programs in a simple and obvious way.

To maintain backwards compatibility with traditional Unix/Linux apps, there are symbolic links that mimic the Unix tree.

In GoboLinux you don’t need a package database because the filesystem is the database.

GoboLinux

Working state:Active
Desktop:Awesome
Init Software:SysV
Package Management:-
Release Model:Fixed
Platforms:x86_64
Home Page:gobolinux.org
Developer:GoboLinux dev team
This article is part of our Big List of Active Linux Distros which is currently under development.

What's a Linux distribution ("distro")?

A distro provides the user with a desktop environment, preloaded applications, and ways to update and maintain the system.

Each distro makes different choices, deciding which open source projects to install and provides custom written programs. They can have different philosophies.

Some distros are intended for desktop computers, some for servers without a graphical interface, and others for special uses. Because Linux is an open source operating system, combinations of software vary between Linux distros.
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