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NewsForge: Mandriva RPM Site is a Labor of Love

Apr 05, 2006, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Cliff Wade loves Mandriva Linux so much that he spends his time and money to create and host RPM files of most of the new applications that show up on the Mandriva Cooker. Last month, he got more than a million hits at his (SoS) site, which hosts more than 5,400 Mandriva RPMs at no charge to site visitors; the only money that comes in is about $50 a month from AdSense. 'I do it because I enjoy it,' Wade says.

"Wade has been an avid IRC user for six years, and it was there that he first heard about an operating system called Linux..."

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