PORTEUS: philosophy, mission, goals, means and society

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PORTEUS: philosophy, mission, goals, means and society

Post#1 by francois » 24 Aug 2016, 16:05

The title says it all. Essentially, what do you want this distribution and forum to be. I might rewrite the title of this thread as the discussion evolves and also insert the essentials conclusion in this first post. Just correct me if

Here is a few starters of my brew:

Mission:
Provide a community revolutionary kiss alternative to closed source OS (windows, apple, google) and heavier linux distributions.

Philosophy:
effective
friendly, agreable
harmomious
opened
constructive
generous
team spirit, collaboration


Means:
respectful, mutual respect
tolerant
forgiving
conflict resolution

Society:
Impact such as one out of two linux user know about porteus, get schools and peculiarly students to work with it.
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Post#2 by Rava » 25 Aug 2016, 00:13

Also, it aims as power users who want to use consoles and scripting, but also new users who want to make everything with GUI alone.
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Post#3 by wread » 25 Aug 2016, 13:27

Porteus means "Powerful Open Research Tool & Extended User Satisfaction"
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Post#4 by fullmoonremix » 25 Aug 2016, 18:03

:good: I agree with Rava.

I also personally "believe" that successful projects should embrace Fallibilism and avoid
the unrealistic expectations of Elitism (see... Milieu control: Background and Civil liberties )

IMO ... it's a big tent so diverging (converging and even emerging) interests should not be a deal breaker (this is my personal preference).

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Post#5 by wread » 25 Aug 2016, 23:15

PLS View my last edit :Yahoo!:
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Post#6 by Jack » 26 Aug 2016, 03:08

wread wrote:Porteus means "Powerful Open Research Tool & Extended User Satisfaction"
I learn something today I didn't know what Porteus really meant.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Post#7 by brokenman » 26 Aug 2016, 05:11

While the acronym is quite beautiful, the name Porteus comes from port=portable and also from the god of the sea, Proteus, that could change his form at will.
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Post#8 by fullmoonremix » 26 Aug 2016, 11:06

A distro that maintains an open minded view towards unconventional development
(hardware... software... configuration... etc.) would be helpful.

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Post#9 by francois » 02 Sep 2016, 00:09

Where is donald point of view. Donald if you are shy just do what is needed. Have some cannabis just like our Canadian printer minister Justin Trudeau. :D
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Post#10 by donald » 02 Sep 2016, 02:18

Hihi, yup THC...on a lazy sunday afternoon.. :D

Well, I just don't know what to add here.
Philosophy and mission...is there any?
Goals seems to be clear -- portable and useful even for the "average joe".
The community is nice and polite.
What more can one ask for?

Hihi, the Minister will probably smoke a better quality than I am able to get.

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Post#11 by Bogomips » 02 Sep 2016, 09:10

francois wrote:Canadian printer minister Justin Trudeau.
Someone has printers imprinted on the brain. :twisted:
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Post#12 by francois » 02 Sep 2016, 11:47

@bogomips:
As you have understood printer is my smart phone interpretation of prime word. This is the Android finger sweeping function which produces what are called in french coquilles. I reread myself but too fast it seems.

But printer minister is a function where Trudeau the small has more chances of promoting porteus. I should have called him before his trip to China.

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Thanks for your wisdom.
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Post#13 by Bogomips » 02 Sep 2016, 13:33

To be a truly live distro. So many 'live' ISOs were merely tasters and/or stepping stones to full installs. :( Finally found Porteus which did not give impresion of being 'live' as an afterthought, but as it turned out, seemed to designed to be run live. The small footprint being an added bonus.

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Post#14 by Ed_P » 02 Sep 2016, 15:25

Bogomips wrote: found Porteus which did not give impresion of being 'live' as an afterthought, but as it turned out, seemed to designed to be run live.
Yup. A key point IMO. :good:
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Re: PORTEUS: philosophy, mission, goals, means and society

Post#15 by francois » 03 Sep 2016, 21:48

Maybe we should go further, that is: bringing the live technology (modules, modules unfolding, ... ) to the hard disk drive. Or something in this way.

I have the impression that we still have something to do along this line: the frugal installation.
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