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NewsForge: Building a Distro

Jan 04, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Farrell J. McGovern)

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"You download a CD or maybe a diskette image, transfer it to the appropriate media, boot your computer with it, and voilà, you're running Linux. It sounds so simple--but a great deal of work goes into creating that software. Beginning about two years ago, I spent a year and a half building a desktop-oriented GNU/Linux distribution named MfxLinux, designed to be tightly integrated with Crowell Systems' Medformix medical office management system. Along the way, as with any project a lot of design and implementation decisions had to be made--some of which worked out better than others..."

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