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Introducing Easy OS

May 23, 2018 — BarryK

Easy OS, also known as EasyOS, Easy Linux, or just "Easy", is a "new paradigm" for a Linux distribution, a blend of the best ideas from Puppy and Quirky, and a fundamental rethink of the security, maintainability and ease-of-use.

To download Easy, and bootup on your computer, go here:

...Easy is very intuitive, and you can boot up and run Easy quite happily. However, if you would like to do a bit of pre-reading, there are a couple of "How Easy works" pages...

if you are technically-inclined, this link is the starting point to understand how Easy works: is a bit heavy-going though. The concepts are quite simple, but the above page has a lot of example script code, which may obfuscate things for many readers.
If you are a user and more interested in using Easy, rather than the underlying architecture, just glance through the above link (or even bypass it entirely), then move onto part-2, which focuses on Easy from a user-perspective:

To find out what is happening, as well as announcements of new releases, go to Barry's News blog:

To read feedback from others, and join in, the Puppy Forum has an Easy OS thread:

Have fun!


How Easy works, part 2
Using Easy Containers
How to write EasyOS to a flash drive
How to install Easy OS on your hard drive
How Easy works
Easy frugal installation