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PCLinuxOS 2009 Goes Gold 90

Posted by samzenpus
from the a-hearty-handshake dept.
nerdyH writes "After nearly two years, the PCLinuxOS project has achieved a major new release, PCLinuxOS 2009. The project is notable for maintaining a Linux hardware compatibility database, publishing a freely downloadable monthly Linux magazine, and selling hardware pre-installed with Linux. It boasts a pretty vibrant community, too, and is used by 3.2 percent of DesktopLinux readers, according to an ongoing reader survey there."

Comment: Priorities? (Score 4, Insightful) 327

by wangf00 (#22851330) Attached to: Mars Rovers Facing Budget Cuts [Updated]
Why is it that we can't support cheap science that provides valuable insight into our solar system and neighboring planets, but we can find hundreds of millions of dollars to piss away on some congress critter's self named statue and bridge? Is it really possible that not one person in congress can be asked to not screw us over for self gratification?

Any given program, when running, is obsolete.