[ale] I bought Libranet 2.8.1 yesterday. One word, awesome!!

Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
Wed Feb 4 07:41:24 EST 2004

Van L. Loggins wrote:

> Debian was the first linux distro that I ever tried. The version I
> used was the version that came with the Rebel OS issue back in 1997
> (I think, not exactly sure on the date). This version was like
> version 0.97 or something like that. I know it predated KDE, Gnome,
> Apt-get and a lot of the stuff that makes Linux so awesome today. It
> was still very usable though for that day and time.

Reminds me of my first Linux install, sometime around 1995.  Took me 
about a week before I celebrated seeing a login prompt.  Another week 
later I had X running after manually creating the proper modelines.

Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
Building secure systems inspite of Microsoft

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