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CDE

19 November, 2010 Leave a comment

An useful application to easily pack and transfer code, data and environment to someone (using Linux and same architecture). Run any Linux program so that it can execute identically on another computer without any installation or configuration.

It’s not about package management or having a universal installer. It’s about being able to run your application in a different environment.

But why would you need this ?

  • Bug reproduction submitting an executable proof;
  • Develop on a certain machine and execute on other without bother;
  • Transfer a complete environment to a friend to execute a program or play a game.

How to

Click here to watch a videocast made by the author.

References

[1] http://www.pgbovine.net/cde.html