[Beowulf] A press release

Karen Shaeffer shaeffer at neuralscape.com
Tue Jul 8 23:53:00 EDT 2008


On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 11:25:58PM -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> 
> Wikipedia has at least one article on the history of linux and talks
> about the very first distros -- there were two or three that were close
> to simultaneous, although the VERY first ones were very thin indeed.
> SLS (later Slackware) was one of the first, but not quite THE first.  It
> was probably the first "complete" distribution, or close to it.
> 
> IIRC, SLS was fewer floppies that Slackware, but Slackware was arguably
> easier to install and worked better (as one would expect).  And it had
> more, better packages.
> 
>    rgb

Hi,

OK, here is your linux history buff quiz. We all know Patrick V. was
the technical spirit of slackware. Who was the original sales and
marketing wizard for slackware? (smiles ;)

Thanks,
Karen
-- 
 Karen Shaeffer
 Neuralscape, Palo Alto, Ca. 94306
 shaeffer at neuralscape.com  http://www.neuralscape.com
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