Carbs Linux - a simple linux distribution
Carbs Linux is an in-development Linux® distribution with a suckless mindset. The base system consists of only the necessary programs to create a Linux distribution.
Carbs Linux uses its own package manager Carbs Packaging Tools, a POSIX shell package manager forked from KISS with the tool-based approach of xbps.
By default, Carbs Linux comes with busybox for coreutils, bearssl for its crypto library, musl libc, and other basic utilities that are required for building new software. The majority of the base packages are statically linked.
Carbs Linux has support for multiple init systems and service supervisors. In the main repository are
for init systems, and
for service supervisors. The carbs-init package is the collection of init scripts that ensure the interoperability of these init and service systems, and make it easier for the user to switch to their preferred combinations of system supervision.
Nothing holds you back, however, from ditching any of these and packaging some other system supervision technique along with your own init scripts.
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Carbs Linux’s fork of the
kiss package manager has been renamed to
Carbs Packaging Tools due to huge amount of changes. Your latest
update will handle the bootstrapping. You will need to rename your
A new rootfs tarball including the changes to the core is released and can be found on the downloads page.
An initial version for binary package management is released. It can be found on the GitHub page.
A rootfs tarball targeting the i686 architecture has been released. It can be found on the downloads page
A GCC 10.1.0 change causes a kernel panic for kernels built with GCC 10.1. This issue can be resolved by applying this patch to your kernel sources.View Page Source