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Enterprise Networking Planet: Tips and Tricks for the Linux Admin: Roll Your Own

Nov 16, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

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"This month's tasty installment explores the world of Roll-Your-Own Linuxes. Why would you want to assemble your own customized Linux image? Well, why not? For one thing, it's just plain fun. For another, despite the fact that there are hundreds of existing Linux distributions of all shapes and sizes, you might still find yourself wanting something that doesn't exist. Which isn't all that far-fetched, because even though there are so many existing distributions to choose from, most of them are derived from a few common ancestral distributions (Debian, Red Hat, Slackware, Gentoo), or are variations of each other..."

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