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DistroWatch: Interview with Judd Vinet of Arch Linux

Aug 05, 2003, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ladislav Bodnar)

[ Thanks to Ladislav Bodnar for this link. ]

"Let's start with the origin of Arch Linux. How did it come about?

"Arch Linux began in early 2001. I had been using the Polish Linux Distribution (PLD) for a good while and had recently switched to CRUX, where the developers were a little more fluent in English. :)

"I immediately loved it. CRUX was simple, elegant, and very quick and easy to use once you understood how it worked. And understanding did not take long, because everything just made sense--concepts and methods weren't complicated unless they had to be. Per Lidén did an excellent job with it and I happily ran it for a few months.

"I disagreed with some of CRUX's ideologies, though..."

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