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Linux Forums: PCLinuxOS 0.93a Junior Review

Aug 18, 2006, 06:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clement Lefebvre)

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"In 2003, a new distribution forked from Mandrake Linux 9.2. Its creator was a packager called Texstar who was also maintaining a website called 'PCLinuxOnline.' He named his distribution 'PCLinuxOS' and worked closely with 'The Live CD Project' to make a Live CD distribution based on Mandrake but which would use its own packages and the APT package manager.

"PCLinuxOS also differs from the now called Mandriva in the fact that it's totally free and doesn't restrict access to new releases to club members..."

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