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Linuxdistrus nolongerexista: What Happens When a Linux Distribution Goes Extinct?

Some of these distributions were excellent and very capable. Damn Small Linux (DSL) is a notable one that I used extensively and have written about. It’s very disappointing to have a distribution pulled out from under you when you depend on it for productivity. More here

3 Responses to “Linuxdistrus nolongerexista: What Happens When a Linux Distribution Goes Extinct?” »

  1. Pingback by Linuxdistrus nolongerexista: What Happens When a Linux … | Just linux! — November 13, 2009 @ 9:26 pm

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  2. Comment by quang — May 3, 2011 @ 1:56 am

    First there was Knoppix, then there were the squashed 50mb distros LNX-BBC and DSL, then there was Puppy Linux, and more recently there were TinyCore and SliTaz. It’s funny how all of these are now thriving EXCEPT FOR LNX-BBC and DSL.

  3. Comment by Tony Tran — October 9, 2012 @ 10:52 am

    I know that operating systems come and go, developers get tired and sometimes technology might make some of them obsolete but it still stings a bit, doesn’t it?

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