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Source: Linux.com - Posted by Efren J. Belizario   
Latest News Ark Linux project developers operate on a "no-frills" policy when it comes to deciding what features will be included in their distribution. They strive to provide only the tools necessary for a typical desktop user, creating a lean, mean Linux. When some users came asking for more features, rather than violate their policy of simplicity, the developers launched a completely new company called YOLD (Your Own Linux Distribution).

Bernhard Rosenkraenzer, a native of Switzerland and the founder of the Ark Linux project, says some people were requesting features that "wouldn't make sense" for most other users. "That would go against the concept of not bloating it. We wanted to help those people, but we didn't want to do it at the cost of making Ark Linux worse for others."

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