"First of all: Red Hat was my first love, as far as GNU/Linux
distributions are concerned. I was always frustrated by the many
tgz files in slackware, and was ecstatic when I installed Red Hat
3.0.3. At that time, Red Hat was a tiny startup with a modem
connection to the internet. It was based on RPM, a tool that made
me finally feel in control of my system.
"Now, the key sentence: I became a user of Red Hat Linux for my
desktop machine (and yes, it was a bit of a challenge!), and a
couple of months later, when I had to choose what distribution I
should use for my server, I chose the one I was most accustomed to:
Red Hat Linux..."