"Phat Linux version 3.2 has been released. In response to
user requests, Phat Linux has been tweaked to satisfy everyone's
needs. Once Phat Linux v3.2 is installed and booted, users can
begin to use KDE a popular desktop enviroment, PCMCIA and sound
cards can quickly be enabled, PPP can be configured with KPPP (a
popular program similar to Windows Dialup Networking), users can
use their ICQ account with the popular ICQ clone licq, listen to
their favorite MP3s with the winamp-like program XMMS, use Gaim to
access their Aol Instant Messanger account, along with much
Phat Linux is a distribution of Linux that will run on a DOS
partition. This is a really nice feature for users who want to run
Linux but for any reason can't or do not want to repartition their
hard drive. It was one of the first of the "Linux on DOS"
distributions, and it was the first to have a Windows based
installation. It remains the most widely used because the
developers are always watching out for what users want, and making
updates often. Phat Linux is recognized over other distributions in
it's class for being the most mature becuase it has been around the
longest. Phat Linux also boasts the easiest installation. With the
setup program, all the user needs to do is select the drive on
which to install, and let it go.
Phat Linux is available for download at
http://www.phatlinux.com. The download is somewhat large and can
take a long time to download on a modem connection. CDs are
available on the website if users desire to obtain them.
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