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NewsIndia shows it can destroy satellites in space, worrying experts about space debris Pin
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NewsThe culture war at the heart of open source Pin
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Randor 26-Mar-19 20:54
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Kent Sharkey wrote:
"Must a name mean something?"
Apparently not.

Recently I downloaded about a dozen Linux distros to run some tests against their DHCP packages in a VM. Much to my surprise nearly all of them were actually the same distro on the inside. Even most of the executables had the same checksum. The very definition of a Linux distro is changing... take a distro change 2% of the files and repackage and rebrand it as a new distribution. Just about everything else is Debian or Ubuntu on the inside!

At the very bottom of this timeline chart you can find about two dozen Linux distributions that claim they are not based on other distros.

Making your own Linux distro use to be relatively easy. I use to spend my weekends doing Linux From Scratch and completed it several times.

Best Wishes,
-David Delaune
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NewsALMA sees 100,000 stellar nurseries in nearby galaxies Pin
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NewsHow Microsoft found a Huawei driver that opened systems to attack Pin
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NewsSum-of-three-cubes problem solved for ‘stubborn’ number 33 Pin
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