October 30, 2001

Interview with the creators of CRUX and ROOTLinux

Author: JT Smith

Prot writes: "Linux is much more than (the highly marketed) Red Hat or Mandrake. Assuming you got the skills required, a Linux distribution can be created, distributed or sold by anyone. This is what Free Software is all about anyway. Two Swedish Linux coders are offering their own, home-brewed Linux distros for some months now (with newer versions on the way). Per Lidén has put together CRUX from scratch, while John Eriksson has evolved a lightweight Slackware version to his own ROOTLinux. OSNews interviews both the developers regarding their (part-time/hobby) projects and their future prospects."


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