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Tux Reports: Interview with Eagle Linux

Apr 22, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"1. Most people will want to know what makes your distribution different from the others.

"What makes Eagle Linux stand out is that it isn't actually a tangible distribution. It lives in the form of a well written set of documents (how-tos) that describe, in detail, the steps needed to create a bootable Linux floppy or CD, however the CD based version provides the most functionality. Now that the web hosting services have been improved, an ISO image will soon be available for download for those who simply don't have the time or desire to actually create their own CD. As Eagle's feature set progresses, this will become a more popular avenue for that sector.

"The current popularity (over 5000 downloads strong) is due to the potential that Eagle Linux offers. Not only is it an incredible academic tool, it provides a basis for such products as Linux installation tools, bootable recovery disks, a bootable MPEG player--the list goes on and on. It truly takes the meaning of open source to a whole new level..."

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