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Alternative Views... I'm opening a discussion here about alternative systems based on open-source software. They are the nonconformists of the group. So expect to see things you may have never known about.

Much ado about Nix...

Posted 06-24-2009 at 09:39 PM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-25-2009 at 12:57 AM by Shingoshi

I want to introduce some of you to a system you may not be aware of. The system is called Nix. It has it's own package manager, which in some ways may behave/perform like Gentoo's emerge. The major difference between Nix and virtually every other Linux distribution, is that Nix has none of the directories common to Linux. Every package is essentially it's own filesystem.

I'm inviting Nix users to come and discuss this in detail, so others can get a more authoritative view of how things...
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