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Linux.com: A Year in Review

May 18, 2000, 12:58 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Alami)

"On May 18, 1999, Linux.com opened its virtual doors to the Linux community. Since then, the Linux world has seen an incredible number of developments -- a testament to the fact that everyone's favourite OS runs on "Internet time," or possibly even faster. Let's take a look at what has happened since the site's creation on this day in 1999."

"...A year before I started working for Linux.com, one of the current staff writers and I had a conversation, about the future of Linux, and what would happen in the months coming. What would happen next? Could we even have imagined at the time who would announce, and even actually back up, support for Linux? We didn't imagine then that Linux would run on IBM's S/390 mainframe. We couldn't have possibly guessed that a full-featured office suite would come out of the woodwork. And the year since then has proven even more interesting."

"A year before I started working for Linux.com, I couldn't have imagined myself where I am today, and I couldn't have imagined Linux coming so far so quickly. Now let's see what the second year of Linux.com brings, and what events we, along with the rest of the Linux community, will be witness to in the future."

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