Thursday, 19 August 2010

A look at the development of Kongoni GNU/Linux

This is just a reposting of the 'A week or two with Kongoni GNU/Linux' article published on Tuxmachines 18/07/2010. I wanted to take the opportunity to showcase a few more screenshots to illustrate the hard drive installer, still fairly basic, and the Ports Installation Gui (PIG) most of all. There are two shots showing it updating the tree and then rebuilding it. Also to show off IceCat now as the default browser. Is it replacing Iceweasel as the FOSS alternative or do they exist in parallel?

I just wanted to give this project a bit more exposure. It was a joy to communicate with the only remaining developer during the course of the review, he is a really nice guy who could use some help with this distro from time to time. So if you're free and could help out in some of the areas touched on in the interview, please consider getting in touch with him. I may myself help out with documentation and the website at some point, but things have to settle down here first as I'm still due to move soon. Then we need to get internet access back etc.

You'll find the article on this page.

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