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Michael Larabel Talks About Phoronix

Sep 16, 2008, 21:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

"Larabel started Phoronix.com in June 2004 with the intention of catering to the Linux market. The idea sprang from his disappointment with the then-current state of hardware compatibility lists and databases. "For the desktop hardware that was supposed to 'just work,' it wasn't that elegant and often required additional steps to properly set up the driver or configure the options. Telling a user to use a revision control system to obtain the latest development code for a software component and then build it from source is not an appropriate option."

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