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Interview: Jay Klepacs, aLinux

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aLinux (formerly Peanut Linux) is an interesting distribution that has been getting increased coverage in recent weeks. With its superb multimedia support, bleeding-edge software packages, and controversial desktop wallpapers, aLinux has succeeded in attracting interest of a diverse group of people - from Linux hackers to Microsoft lawyers. Jay Klepacs, the founder and lead developer of aLinux, was kind enough to answer a few questions about aLinux - in his typical eccentric and verbose fashion.

Full interview in this week's DistroWatch Weekly.

Also see my review of their latest and greatest.

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