New Zealand Herald: Local Linux Version Outshines Big Boys
Jan 21, 2003, 17:30 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Wood)
[ Thanks to robt
for this link. ]
"A New Zealand version of the Linux operating system aimed at
supplanting Windows on desktop PCs is outpacing major versions such
as Red Hat Linux and Mandrake on a download rating site.
"Yoper, from an Auckland Linux consultancy of the same name,
became number one on Linux download monitoring site DistroWatch.com
over the weekend, two weeks before the commercial release of the
"It is the brainchild of former Telecom Xtra systems
administrator Andreas Girardet, who has spent a year creating the
software by selecting choice Linux bits and pieces from other
distributions. Yoper stands for Your Operating System and is
optimised for modern PC hardware specifications..."