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Mad Penguin: MEPIS: The Miniature Monster of Morgantown, West Virginia

Aug 29, 2005, 16:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"I remember when I first heard about MEPIS. It seems as if I blinked, and all of a sudden everyone was talking about it. It's still less than two years old, and even MEPIS founder Warren Woodford says in this interview that he is surprised by the astronomic popularity of MEPIS.

"MEPIS is quirky. It has an installer button on the desktop. It's meteoric growth in the early phases was accomplished by one guy, Warren Woodford, working in the small city of Morgantown, West Virginia, with no staff, almost no budget and zero marketing expenditures. And what's the deal with those pyramids...?"

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