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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
IT SEEMS THAT in the midst of writing our bit about installing Linux, the OS we suggested, PCLinuxOS, was choking, and may have been breathing its last gasps.
The main site is down, updates are no longer working, and my flame-box is full. It took quite a bit of searching, but I finally found several sites that are the dying throes of this, one of the best little distros going.
One reader noted that if this distro was such a Good Thing(tm), why was the main site down? Why have the updates stopped?
Now the information gets sketchy. Updates were hosted at Ibiblio, but have stopped. The PCLinuxOS folks first reported it was a hardware problem with their servers and everything would be back in a moment or three.