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How Easy works, part 2

November 19, 2022 — BarryK

Page originally created December 20, 2018
Page updated: November 12, 2022

How Easy works part-1 is here:

Part-1 examines bootup, until "switch_root". Part-2 continues, from after bootup has completed and we have the desktop. Part-2 is useful from the usage point of view; however, it is worthwhile to scan through part-1 and pick up the salient points.

The layered filesystem


How Easy works

November 13, 2022 — BarryK

Page originally written September 24, 2017
Partially updated: December 20, 2018
Major update: November 12, 2022 

EasyOS is a "new paradigm" for a Linux distribution, a blend of the best ideas from Puppy and Quirky, and a fundamental rethink of the security, maintainability and ease-of-use.

A good way to explain what Easy is all about, is to follow the user (that's you) experience, from downloading the deployed file, to installing and discovering it's features. To start, you would go to one of the websites hosting EasyOS and download it...