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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The mission statement of developers for the Linux-based SalineOS for desktops puts it this way:
“The primary goal of the SalineOS project is to deliver a fast, lightweight, clean, easy to use and well documented operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux.”
With a wide range and assortment of Linux-based desktop operating systems available for free, developers seeking to attract eyeballs to their software have a particular mission: Standout with something people will need or want real bad.
Sounds simple enough, and the mission to come up with a snappy, lightweight and straightforward OS is notable. The CRN Test Center gave Saline OS version 1.5 a try and came away with a mixed -- though mostly good -- result.