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Fink. Open Source software port to the Apple Mac. Interesting in light of the new Mac mini release methinks! Could we be seeing the start of a mass geek move to the Apple platform? Answers on a one button mouse to…

 As a result, we have two main goals. First, to modify existing Open Source software so that it will compile and run on Mac OS X. (This process is called porting.) Second, to make the results available to casual users as a coherent, comfortable distribution that matches what Linux users are used to. (This process is called packaging.) The project offers precompiled binary packages as well as a fully automated build-from-source system.

Red – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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