CAOS Linux

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CAOS Linux
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CAOS Linux with GNOME
Developer CAOS Foundation
OS family Unix-like
Working state Active
Source model Open source
Latest release NSA 1.0.25 / October 14, 2009
Available in English
Update method Yum
Package manager RPM Package Manager
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
License Various
Official website www.caoslinux.org

CAOS Linux is an RPM-based Linux distribution. It aspires to be community maintained and managed,[1] but as of 2011-05-04, the timestamp of 2009-12-14 on the main ISO-9660 image is well over a year old.[2] However, Infiscale describes its GravityOS as "[including] the small footprint of Caos"[3] indicating a level of influence from the seemingly discontinued distribution. The name has been capitalized in various ways: cAos and CAos were used with earlier releases. CAOS and Caos are used on the web site's main pages.

CAOS Linux combines aspects of Debian, Red Hat Linux/Fedora, and FreeBSD in a manner that aspires to be stable enough for servers and clusters, for a life cycle of 3 to 5 years.[4] The CAOS Project is part of a larger organization (The CAOS Foundation) which is a team of open source developers working and using resources together.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.caoslinux.org/ February 23, 2009 Caos Linux NSA-1.0.8 release is now available!
  2. ^ wget -S - -O /dev/null http://caos.osuosl.org/Caos-NSA-1.0/install/i386/caos-nsa-1.0.i386.iso 2>&1 | grep 'Last-Modified:'
  3. ^ http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:ARfubxy6lLkJ:www.infiscale.com/html/products.html+http://www.infiscale.com/html/products.html&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=ubuntu
  4. ^ http://www.caoslinux.org/features.html

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