The Canterbury Project

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We are pleased to announce the birth of the Canterbury distribution. Canterbury is a merge of the efforts of the community distributions formerly known as Debian, Gentoo, Grml, openSUSE and Arch Linux to produce a really unified effort and be able to stand up in a combined effort against proprietary operating systems, to show off that the Free Software community is actually able to work together for a common goal instead of creating more diversity.

Canterbury will be as technologically simple as Arch, as stable as Debian, malleable as Gentoo, have a solid Live framework as Grml, and be as open minded as openSUSE.

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new distro and pkg manager

skvidal.wordpress: I heard about this new linux distro: cantebury linux. It’s combining debian, opensuse, arch, grml, gentoo and more.

I’ve also heard they have a new pkg manager. It’s going to be called “cant”.

Commands would work like:

Rolling Application Platform

dev-loki.blogspot: Following the announcement of the Canterbury distribution, there has been a lot of work about this in the background too. In order to provide developers with the easiest framework to package with, we are pleased to announce the availability of the Canterbury Rolling Application Platform.

No more tedious packaging, upstream won't have to deal with the idiosyncrasies of distributions any more. Just write your source code, use our framework, and it will automagically be turned into a craplet, which is the new name for artifacts in our distributed platform. It will just fly!

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