Tuesday, June 11th, 2002 from the home of Wayne's World, Aurora IL
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Jeff
Gerhardt, Doc Searls (Linux Journal), Arne Flones and Russ
Pavlicek; have another strange and wonderful show lined up tonight
on The Linux Show!!
Segment One- The News. We will cover
THE HOT NEWS of the last few weeks tonight. In
particular, we will talk about the Caldera news and TLS plans for
the summer (Road Trip any one).
Segment Two- Phat Linux 4.0 Phat Grows
Tonight we are joined by Cameron Cooper the Wunderkind founder
of Phat Linux. We first had Cameron on the show in the summer of
1999 when we first became aware of the product. At the time he was
15 years old, so at the age of 19 Cameron has done what the vast
majority of companies were unable to do during the "dot com bust"
and that is survive the washout. And, in our opinion he did it
through innovation. Phat is a perfect product for getting the
technically impared to experience Linux.
The partitioning demands of a ordinary Linux distributions make
installing Linux very intimidating for many Windows users. Often
times this can even defer experimenting. This is why Phat Linux was
Phat Linux doesn't require a seperate hard drive partition, to
be installed. It can be installed in a folder of a Windows FAT32
partition. This means Phat Linux can be installed on the same
partition as Windows, without conflicting with Windows. Because of
this ability, your run of the mill Windows users are free to
install Linux on their computer without the fear of losing valuable
information. Phat Linux will install like a regular Windows
application, but run as any other Linux installation would.
Phat is no longer the only product that will allow such a
demonstration mode to be built on a Windows C drive, but it is the
first to get it to work right, and in our opinion, is still the
benchmark product for this niche.
Phat Linux also comes with a complete desktop environment. The
packaged environment, XIMIAN GNOME, is a complete desktop
environment built completely of free software.
Phat Linux was, in 2000, one of our winners for product of the
Please join us on the show, and check our IRC
Remember tune in at 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et. NOTE: we
are now on Daylight Saving Time in the US.
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