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Five Questions With A.J. Venter - Creator Of Kongoni Linux

Feb 27, 2009, 14:34 (1 Talkback[s])

"So about 3 months ago, I put together a project plan to detail my vision - free software only, BSD-like architecture with a ports tree, desktop friendly and extremely easy to build custom versions of. I sent a mail to all the LUGS in the country and to Richard Stallman detailing it and calling for volunteers - it was a kind of a firetest, if enough people said "I would like a distro like that enough to help make it" - I would go ahead, if not, I wouldn't bother. Many people expressed interest, about ten volunteered - that was enough for me, so we started. Each of us putting in some of our own time when we can - and working our way to what we saw as the distro we needed."

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