"This is an unusual article in the 'My workstation OS' series.
It's not about using a specific OS distribution. Indeed it's about
not using any OS distribution at all. For many
years now I've installed my OS from the sources. Although this is
not an easy nor fast way to get an OS installed, it's the best way
for getting a fully customized system that fits any individual
needs and desires.
"I began using Linux in 1996, before Linux enjoyed the
popularity it has nowadays. You could easily name almost all the
distros--Red Hat, Slackware, and Debian were the main ones, with
Caldera, TurboLinux, and SuSE being popular names, too..."