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4MLinux Is So Lightweight It's Anemic


I worked with the all-in-one version of 4MLinux for several days, and I had a very frustrating experience trying to deal with the little distro that could not. The separate mini distros had a few usability issues too. I was disappointed by the minimalistic software inventory. Unless you install them to the hard drive, very few of the included apps actually run.
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Should We All Be Contributing to FOSS?


"What can we non-athletes do? Test software. Install it. Try it every-which-way," advised Robert Pogson. "Make suggestions. Make choices. Write documentation. Teach folks how to use the software. Write bug reports. All of these are every bit as necessary as the code-jockeying ... . Software without users is like maths without an application, apple pie without cheese, a kiss without a squeeze."
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