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Jeremy Katz on Fedora Live CDs

April 9th, 2008 Comments off

Red Hat Magazine has an interview with Jeremy Katz of Fedora, about Live CDs.

In Fedora 9, one of the new features is persistence for Live USBs. Based on the impression I get, this is a feature that is in high demand and probably has quite a number of uses. Where did your motivation for working on this feature come from; was it the demand from the users, or were you scratching your own itch?

Categories: Desktop, Fedora, Interviews

Interview with Matteo Riondato, FreeSBIE

January 22nd, 2007 Comments off

This weeks DistroWatch Weekly contains an interview with a developer of the FreeSBIE project.

FreeSBIE, the first-ever live CD based on FreeBSD, is a project that delivers a complete, desktop-oriented operating system that one can boot and use without installation, even on a computer which doesn’t have a functional hard disk.

Categories: Desktop, FreeSBIE, Interviews

Kenneth Hensley of PuppyLinux

January 16th, 2007 1 comment

SlashGear Exclusive – Interview with GeeXboX

October 30th, 2006 Comments off

KDE and Distributions: SabayonLinux

July 28th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, Interviews, RR4, RR64, Sabayon

SLAX Interview

June 14th, 2006 Comments off

KDE Dot News has an interview with Tomas Matejicek, the creator of SLAX.

What are you most looking forward to about the 4.0 release?
Tomas: Wobbly windows by using 2D acceleration (without 3D cards).

Puppy Power

May 31st, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch Weekly Interview

May 8th, 2006 Comments off

The new DistroWatch Weekly has an interview with the developers of Damn Small Linux. There is much talk about their new DSL-N release.

Stunning Linux Distro Continues Development

April 18th, 2006 2 comments

LXer has an interview with the main developer of ELive, a LiveCD based around the Enlightement desktop environment.

From first boot, Elive shows the promise of an excellent Linux distribution. The graphical presentation is nothing less than stunning. If you are a fan of the Enlightenment desktop, you really have to see this distro. If you have no idea of what I am talking about…you really have to see this distro.

Categories: Desktop, Elive, Interviews

LinuxWorld | Linux grows among the Lupins in WA

April 12th, 2006 Comments off

LinuxWorld has an interesting interview with the developer of Puppy Linux.

An obsession that involves Kauler travelling 350km to a friend’s house in Perth to upload Puppy files as he only has a 19,600bps dial-up connection.

Interview with James Haidut writer of Arudius

March 17th, 2006 Comments off

Securitydistro.com has an interview with the creator of Arudius. Arudius is a smaller LiveCD based on MiniSlack.

Categories: Arudius, Interviews, Security

Kororaa live CD has Linux quivering

March 14th, 2006 Comments off

Interview: Chris Smart, Kororaa Project

March 13th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch Weekly interviews Chris Smart from the Kororaa Project. The interview has some interesting information on the development of their XGL LiveCD.

Categories: Desktop, Interviews

POV-Ray illustrates complexity of changing licenses

January 26th, 2006 Comments off

NewsForge talks with Klaus Knopper about how different open source software licenses impact Knoppix derivatives.

Knoppix, one of the distributions specifically permitted to redistribute POV-Ray, doesn’t include the raytracer. Knoppix creator Klaus Knopper said he is concerned that either he, or someone who creates a Knoppix derivative, could run into trouble with the license.

Categories: Desktop, Interviews, News

Interview: Alan Baghumian, Parsix GNU/Linux

January 23rd, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, Interviews

Linux Pro Magazine – Knoppix Tricks, Knoppix 4.0.2 Live distro

November 20th, 2005 Comments off

November’s issue of Linux Pro Magazine has quite a bit of info about Knoppix, including an interview with the creator Klaus Knopper (online in pdf form), and an article written by Klaus where he gives tips on how to perform tasks such as installing programs, burning CDs, and writing to NTFS partitions (currently not online). It even comes with the Knoppix 4.0.2 DVD.

Categories: Desktop, Interviews, News

Interview with Barry Kauler, Puppy Linux

November 14th, 2005 Comments off

DistroWatch has an interview with the founder and lead developer of Puppy Linux. A good read, it provides some information into how they pack so much good software into a 60MB LiveCD.

Although Puppy Linux is a relatively new arrival on the Linux distribution scene, its popularity has skyrocketed over the past few months. Barry Kauler, the founder and lead developer of this minimalist, yet feature-rich operating system was kind enough to answer a few questions about the beginnings of Puppy and other topics of interest.

Categories: Desktop, Interviews