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Quirky Linux, an experimental distribution

January 06, 2019 — BarryK

Quirky Linux is an experimental distribution, created by Barry Kauler in 2013, after he retired from leading the Puppy Linux project.

Quirky is similar to Puppy from the User Interface and applications point of view, but underneath has significant differences. Originally, Quirky was a "full installation" only, with special snapshot and recovery features. Later, live-CD running-in-RAM with session-saving was added, and a "frugal installation" mode, however all of this is different from Puppy.

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EasyOS, a simple and secure Linux distribution

January 06, 2019 — BarryK

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

Easy has his own website:

https://easyos.org/

There is also a forum:

https://easyos.org/forum/

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