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Gentoo: Ten Years Emerge

Article Source Linux Magazine
October 7, 2009, 2:52 pm

When Linus first released the kernel onto the Internet, it wasn’t a pre-compiled binary that he provided, but rather the source code. Software has its origins in the source and it’s what free software is all about!

In fact, many free software projects still provide their primary releases in source code form, leaving it up to distribution package managers to compile and ship the binaries with their operating systems...

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