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Dec 31, 2004, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marconi Lanna)

"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..."

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