Doubts about Porteus Builds

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Doubts about Porteus Builds

Post#1 by Perfection » 02 Mar 2017, 16:49

First I want to apologize for the time I was out of August 2016 until March 2017 because I was traveling and away from a computer. :sorry:
I came back today again to test this system that I liked in my previous tests in August 2016. :)

My question is simple: What's the difference between these versions that are made available! I left the incomplete links purposely, but the folders are these
/x86_64/Porteus-v3.2.2/Porteus-KDE-v3.2.2-x86_64.iso (I imagine it to be the most correct and updated!)
/x86_64/current/Porteus-KDE-v3.2.2-x86_64.iso
/x86_64/Porteus-v3.2/Porteus-KDE-v3.2.2-x86_64.iso

Strangely, too, they seem to be the same. 3 versions where in fact they would be only 1, only in different folders. Sorry if I'm intruding on something I should not.
My intention is to just download, test the latest version for my personal use on my notebook instead of the Slackware I'm currently using. My reason is my interest in the beauty of Plasma that does not exist in Slackware.

On returning from the trip, I asked myself: Why instead of breaking my head trying to put Plasma in Slackware which is a giant distribution, I could not use a small distribution with much less programs, to facilitate my studies on Linux And learn more easily. Because instead of studying more than 1500 packages of Slackware, I can study less, and with that use only what I need.

Can anyone help?

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Re: Doubts about Porteus Builds

Post#2 by Ed_P » 02 Mar 2017, 16:59

This is the current Porteus KDE ISO:

http://ftp.vim.org/ftp/os/Linux/distr/p ... x86_64.iso
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Re: Doubts about Porteus Builds

Post#3 by brokenman » 03 Mar 2017, 00:36

/x86_64/Porteus-v3.2.2/Porteus-KDE-v3.2.2-x86_64.iso (I imagine it to be the most correct and updated!)
/x86_64/current/Porteus-KDE-v3.2.2-x86_64.iso
/x86_64/Porteus-v3.2/Porteus-KDE-v3.2.2-x86_64.iso

They are identical (md5sums should confirm this). "current" and "Porteus-v3.2" are just links to the Porteus-v3.2.2 folder.
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