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Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre
Dragora logo
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Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre with Xfce
DeveloperMatías A. Fonzo
OS familyUnix-like
Working stateCurrent
Initial releaseMarch 13, 2009; 10 years ago (2009-03-13)
Latest release3.0-alpha2 / September 28, 2018; 6 months ago (2018-09-28)
Update methodpkgsystem[1]
Package managerpkgsystem
Platformsi486, x86-64
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux-libre)
UserlandGNU
Default user interfaceXfce
LicenseExclusively free licenses per GNU Free System Distribution Guidelines (GNU FSDG)[2], GPLv3 or later
Official websitewww.dragora.org

Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre is an Argentine GNU/Linux distribution[3] It is written from scratch[4] sharing some similarities with Slackware. It has a simple packaging system that allows installing, removing, upgrading and creating packages, although the system may be challenging to new users.[5] As it only packages free software and uses the Linux-libre kernel, the Free Software Foundation endorses Dragora.[6] Dragora is considered to be based on the "Keep it simple, stupid" (KISS) principle, believed by the authors to be a strength.[7] Dragora can be downloaded from the web site or bought on CD.[8][9]

Release dates[10][edit]

The following list of releases includes the release date and the code name used by the project.

  • Dragora 1.0 Beta 1: June 13th, 2008 - "hell".
  • Dragora 1.0 Beta 2: September 18th, 2008.
  • Dragora 1.0 Release Candidate 1: February 12th, 2009.
  • Dragora 1.0 Stable: March 13th, 2009 - "starlight".
  • Dragora 1.1 Release Candidate 1: August 25th, 2009.
  • Dragora 1.1 Stable: Octubre 8th, 2009 - "stargazer".
  • Dragora 2.0 Release Candidate 1: January 24th, 2010.
  • Dragora 2.0 Release Candidate 2: March 28th, 2010.
  • Dragora 2.0 Stable: April 13th, 2010 - "ardi".
  • Dragora 2.1 Release Candidate 1: December 4th, 2010.
  • Dragora 2.1 Stable: December 31st, 2010 - "dio".
  • Dragora 2.2 Release Candidate 1: March 2nd, 2012.
  • Dragora 2.2 Stable: April 21st, 2012 - "rafaela".
  • Dragora 3.0 Alpha 1: December 31st, 2017.
  • Dragora 3.0 Alpha 2: September 28th, 2018.

init system[edit]

Since Dragora 2 the init system 'Runit' is used.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Package management, Dragora Wiki, archived from the original on 2014-04-16
  2. ^ https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html
  3. ^ Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre Project Goals: What are the goals of the project? Archived August 14, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Bruce Byfield: Eight Completely Free Linux Distros (And One More) earthweb.com, 2011.
  5. ^ Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre 1.0 – Una distribución sólo para usuarios avanzados Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine Zona Linux, 2009.
  6. ^ "List of Free GNU/Linux Distributions - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)". Gnu.org. Retrieved 2010-06-11.
  7. ^ Why should I use Dragora?
  8. ^ OSDisc.com - Buy Dragora CDs and DVDs - New Releases. Low Prices. osdisc.com, 2011.
  9. ^ Welcome to Linux Cd.org - Dragora linuxcd.org, 2011.
  10. ^ "faq:general [Dragora Wiki]". Archived from the original on 2016-01-28.
  11. ^ https://dragora.org/repo.fsl/doc/trunk/www/dragora2/guides/initsystem.md

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