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== Frugalware fundamentally different? ==
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== Package manager ==
''Arch is a fundamentally different system, being installed as a minimal base environment and expanded with pacman according to the user's choices and needs. Frugalware is installed from a DVD, with default software choices and desktop environment chosen for the user already.''
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I am pretty sure that some time ago I installed Frugalware from a CD (250 MB or so) and got a minimal base environment that I expanded with Pacman according to my choices and needs. --[[User:Markus00000|Markus00000]] 16:23, 1 November 2011 (EDT)
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The package manager is a great way to compare distros, so [[Pacman/Rosetta]] would be a good addition to the See also section. &mdash; [[User:Cpiral|<font color="#00C000">Cp</font><font color="#80C000">i</font><font color="#C08000">r</font><font color="#C00000">al</font>]][[User talk:Cpiral|<font color="#2820F0">Cpiral</font>]] 07:19, 20 May 2016 (UTC)
 
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== Style consistency ==
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Some distro use bullet points while others do not. Make all of the bullet will make this page more consistency. -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 00:45, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
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== Mandriva -> Mageia? ==
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Should we compare Arch to [http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mandriva Mandriva] or to [http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mageia Mageia]? The latter is more popular and is has been inclued in [http://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=major Top Ten Distributions] Distrowatch list in place of Mandriva. -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] ([[User talk:Karol|talk]]) 00:38, 19 October 2012 (UTC)
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==<s> The *BSDs </s> ==
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''...along with a similar init framework...''
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I'm no expert on *BSDs, but weren't initscripts similar to *BSDs' init system? Now we have systemd...
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: Fixed. Close. -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 01:30, 22 December 2013 (UTC)
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==<s> i386 </s> ==
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''[Moved from the main article. -- [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] ([[User talk:Kynikos|talk]]) 02:14, 8 June 2013 (UTC)]''
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Has not Linus deprecated i386 from the kernel now? --[[User:Gm5729|Gm5729]]
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: One i386 is removed. For debian, i386 has different meaning.
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: " Despite the architecture name "i386", support for actual 80386 processors (and their clones) was dropped with the Sarge (r3.1) release of Debian" See [http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch02s01.html.en here].
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:--[[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 01:35, 22 December 2013 (UTC)
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Package manager

The package manager is a great way to compare distros, so Pacman/Rosetta would be a good addition to the See also section. — CpiralCpiral 07:19, 20 May 2016 (UTC)