[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox Recognized as a Distribution of Linux
fiftyfour at waldevin.com
Sat Sep 7 01:23:01 BST 2019
When I click on the link for Freedombox I am taken to elearnix listing page.
On Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 3:55 AM +1000, "Danny Haidar" <haidar at freedomboxfoundation.org> wrote:
Good news: DistroWatch has officially recognized the FreedomBox
operating system as a distribution of Linux! This means that
FreedomBox is now listed in DistroWatch's authoritative database
of Linux and BSD distributions. It's considered a rite of passage
for an operating system to be listed on DistroWatch. And
FreedomBox has finally gained this honor!
One thing stands out to me about this news: this is a win for
Debian Pure Blends.
Though FreedomBox is now listed as its own distribution on
DistroWatch, we remain committed to Debian and our status as a
pure blend. Indeed, FreedomBox is not the first Debian pure blend
to be listed on DistroWatch: Debian
Edu/Skolelinux has also been listed. The fact that pure
blends are successful enough to achieve distribution status in
their own right is a testament to Debian's strength as a stable
base of software packages. FreedomBox is proof that you can build
a fully-functional, specialized operating system without ever
leaving the Debian ecosystem. I view our listing on DistroWatch as
more proof that it is possible to succeed as a pure blend, despite
Check out FreedomBox's official listing on DistroWatch here:
Check out our full news story here:
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