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|                        KISS                           |
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| * An independent Linux(R) distribution with a focus   |
|   on simplicity and the concept of less is more.      |
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| * The distribution targets only the x86-64            |
|   architecture and the English language.              |
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|                      OVERVIEW                         |
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| * Uses a plain-text package system which is           |
|   language agnostic and parseable with basic UNIX     |
|   utilities.                                          |
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| * Uses a package manager written in 600~ lines of     |
|   POSIX sh (excluding blank lines and comments).      |
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| * Based on musl libc, busybox and the Linux kernel.   |
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| * All shell code is linted by and passes shellcheck   |
|   (including each and every repository package).      |
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| * All packages are compiled from source by the        |
|   package manager which automatically handles         |
|   dependencies, patches, etc.                         |
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| * Explicitly excludes the following software:         |
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|     dbus, systemd, polkit, gettext, intltool,         |
|     pulseaudio, pam, wayland, logind, ConsoleKit2     |
|     and all Desktop Environments.                     |
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| * Choice! The coreutils, init, device manager,        |
|   compiler, shell and * can be replaced. There's no   |
|   lock-in to specific software (excluding musl and    |
|   the kernel of course).                              |
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| * Rootless Xorg environment without any additional    |
|   software.                                           |
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| * Repository signing through git and gnupg,           |
|   based on signed commits and built into git itself.  |
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|                   FURTHER READING                     |
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| * See:                                                |
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|        https://k1ss.org/guidestones                   |
|        https://k1ss.org/install                       |
|        https://k1ss.org/package-system                |
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