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Re: Storm Linux 2000

I agree. I think Storm Linux is a great product ... (but I work for
Stormix so I might be a bit biased :)

Storm Linux 2000 is based on Slink, although there are a few new or
upgraded packages thrown in there. There will be a Potato-based release
not too much longer after Potato reaches stable, although our second
release will depend on how long it takes for the developers to put
together the second-generation installer and administration tools. We
have released all of our work under the GPL, as we hope not to compete
with Debian but to have a cooperative relationship.

A PowerPC version of Storm Linux would be the coolest, but I'm afraid we
don't have anything like that in the works right now.

> No no no...
> Storm Linux is an -excellent- product from all I've seen of it.  They
> are a very intelligent, talented group of people, and their hearts are
> in the right places - most of its best parts will feed back into
> debian, and you can upgrade most of it from debian mirror sites.
> On Tue, Feb 29, 2000 at 10:42:28AM -0500, Jeremy T. Bouse wrote:
> >       From all accounts that I've found, I've been informed that Storm
> > Linux 2000 is based off an outdated version of Debian (possibly hamm)... I'm
> > not sure if they even bothered to upgrade the packages themselves or not...
> > I've gone and downloaded their ISO from their site but haven't yet burned
> > it to a CD as I really don't have a machine I can kill in order to test it
> > out...
> >
> >       Respectfully,
> >       Jeremy T. Bouse
> >       UnderGrid Network Services, LLC
> >
> > Björn Johansson was said to been seen saying:
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > What do you think about Storm Linux 2000? I've been reading a little about
> > > it, and according to them, it's more easy to install than Debian although
> > > it's been built on Debian. Is Storm Linux 2000 a threat to Debian or is it
> > > a good thing that Debian is the source for new Linux distributions?
> > >
> > > http://www.stormlinux.com

  Kevin Teague

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