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Linux.com: The Andrew Leonard interview

Jun 21, 2000, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Andrew Leonard is the senior technology correspondent at Salon.com, and has written for publications including Newsweek, New York Times Book Review, and Wired. He is working on the Free Software Project, a book about free software."

"When did you first start using Linux?"

"Andrew Leonard: I started playing with Linux in the spring of 1998, when I downloaded the Debian distribution onto floppies and installed it on an old 386 Toshiba laptop. It was probably the most difficult way for a newbie to introduce himself to Linux, but I did get the kernel loaded, and got that "happy hacking" Debian welcome."

"I have to be honest, however, and note that I still use Microsoft Word for my word processing, though I've promised Richard Stallman that the chapter of my book that focuses on him will be written using only completely free software!"

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