PCLinuxOS - Rolling on a river

Posted by zigzag on Sep 23, 2010 9:47 AM EDT
ITPro; By Richard Hillesley
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The inspiration behind PcLinuxOS, also known as PCLOS, is Bill Reynolds, who is known to fans of PCLinuxOS as Texstar. PCLinuxOS began as an offshoot of Mandrake/Mandriva, to which Texstar had been a long time contributor of third-party packages. The objective was to build a fast, reliable distribution of Linux, that was both a Live distribution on the model of Knoppix and a fully installable and flexible Linux desktop, driven by Reynolds' passion to make the perfect software package. "I love to package," he explained. "It is like a puzzle where all the pieces have to fit together or the code doesn't work. That is my favourite part of doing PCLOS."

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