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authorThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2012-03-21 16:57:41 +0100
committerThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2012-03-21 16:57:41 +0100
commit211a4225a802cb532b4203c71060e475a89280ee (patch)
tree70881ce5bdf5b484e8355be82e9c6eb040f1c13a /hurd/status.mdwn
parentb5507a1d0040c27eb3b1dd6caefaf278ca37b4e2 (diff)
hurd/status: Move the Iceweasel image further down, for improved rendering.
Also some further text changes.
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@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@ non-critical application usage.
alt="FVWM and Gnumeric running on GNU/Hurd"
title="FVWM and Gnumeric running on GNU/Hurd"
align="right"
-
]] The GNU system (also called GNU/Hurd) is completely self-contained
(you can compile all parts of it using GNU itself). You can run
several instances of the Hurd in parallel, and debug even critical
@@ -30,12 +29,6 @@ servers in one Hurd instance with gdb running on another Hurd
instance. You can run the X window system, applications that use it such as
gnumeric, iceweasel, and advanced server applications like the Apache webserver.
-[[!img hurd-iceweasel-screenshot-2012-03-21.png size=300x
-alt="Iceweasel running on GNU/Hurd"
-title="Iceweasel running on GNU/Hurd"
-align="right"]]
-
-
On the negative side, the support for character devices (like sound
cards) and other hardware is mostly missing. Although the [[POSIX
interface|faq/posix_compatibility]] is provided, some additional interfaces
@@ -47,23 +40,22 @@ last release (0.2). We encourage everybody who is interested to try
out the current development version, and send feedback to the Hurd
developers.
-
The Hurd team doesn't create Hurd-only releases, but instead relies on
-a distribution done by folks from *Debian*, since 2010 *Arch*, and since 2012 *Nix*.
+the distributions done by folks from *Debian*, *Arch* (since 2010), and *Nix*
+(since 2012).
-That Debian version closely tracks the progress of the Hurd
-(and often includes many new features),
-so little would be gained by creating an official pure Hurd release.
-
-The Debian GNU/Hurd [[distribution|running/debian]] offers *LiveCDs and QEMU images*
-to test-drive the Hurd in a real life system with access to about
-75% of the Debian software archive.
-
-The most recent version of the Debian port at the time of writing
-was published on 2012 February 21st.
-
-[[Arch_Hurd|hurd/running/arch_hurd]] offers *LiveCDs* for testing and
-install.
+[[!img hurd-iceweasel-screenshot-2012-03-21.png size=300x
+alt="Iceweasel running on GNU/Hurd"
+title="Iceweasel running on GNU/Hurd"
+align="right"
+]]
+[[Debian GNU/Hurd|running/debian]] closely tracks the progress of the Hurd (and
+often includes new features). They offer *LiveCDs and QEMU images* to
+test-drive the Hurd, and about 75% of the Debian software archive are
+available. The most recent version of the Debian GNU/Hurd port at the time of
+writing was published on 2012 February 21st.
+
+[[hurd/running/Arch_Hurd]] offers *LiveCDs* for testing and installation.
[[hurd/running/Nix]] provides QEMU images.