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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 01:29 PM
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The Story of Linux: Commemorating 20 Years of the Linux Operating System


Linux is celebrating its 20th anniversary. To commemorate, the Linux Foundation created an infographic that highlights events in the past 20-years from the open-source movement. its also launching a video contest that will be judged by Linux founder Linus Torvalds.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ocq6_3-nEw
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:43 PM
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1. cool!
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Occulus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-27-11 03:32 PM
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2. My first linux was RedHat 3.0.
Lots of blood spilled in that effort.

Good God, that was hard to configure.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-29-11 07:18 PM
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3. I played with RedHat back in the day
but eventually gave up. Ubuntu is what sold it for me.
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Commie Pinko Dirtbag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-02-11 01:46 AM
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5. Mine was a Slackware version whose number I don't remember.
CD came in a book, so it was probably already outdated when I first installed it. It was 1997. I do remember the kernel version -- 2.0.27.
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-30-11 07:24 AM
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4. I tried several different flavors
kinda liked pclinux but it was Ubuntu that done if for me. I've been using ubuntu for over a year now and see no reason to ever go back to microshaft for anything. Once I got AutoCad working I knew I'd never go back to billyboy gates and his unamerican ways.
I really do need to send the ubuntu team some money, after all I spent over a thousand bucks with microshaft starting with dos 3.1

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JCMach1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-26-11 02:48 AM
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6. My first Linux was Caldera OpenLinux around '97 or '98
Edited on Mon Sep-26-11 02:49 AM by JCMach1
Was one of the first user-friendly installations...
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phasma ex machina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 08:35 PM
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7. Slackware Version 2.1, released in October 1994, was my first
With J.R. Bob Dobbs on the CDs instead of Tux.


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