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LinuxPR: Penguin Computing Attracts Slackware Co-Founder

Jun 05, 2000, 23:14 (0 Talkback[s])

"Brett Person Joins As Senior Member of Technical Support Team and Open Source Community Liaison."

"Penguin Computing Inc., leading provider of reliable Linux systems for Internet serving, today announced that Brett Person, co-founder of Slackware, has joined the company as a senior member of the technical support team. Person brings to Penguin Computing more than 15 years of software development expertise, including five years as a core team member developing Slackware Linux, one of the earliest distributions of the operating system. He also held development-consulting positions with IBM, North Dakota State University and the North Dakota Department of Rehabilitation."

"A Linux expert, Person will be a valuable addition as Penguin Computing continues to grow technical support services for its product offerings - systems that integrate the market leading Red Hat (NASDAQ: RHAT) Linux distribution. In addition, Person will be a key member of Penguin Computing's Open Source community relations team."

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