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Two years with PCLinuxOS as main OS

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My first contact with PCLinuxOS was two years ago in January when the 2007 Test Releases were being rolled out. Although I was a happy Suse, then openSUSE user, I lost the connection, the good feel I used to have with their 9.3 and 10.0 releases once the 10.1 became available.

I went looking for another distro and amid several releases I tried, a small distro managed to get my attention. It was PCLinuxOS2007 Test Release 3. No sooner did I installed it on my desktop, the 'I feel at home' feeling popped up.

I felt so at ease with PCLinuxOS that I started to help quite a few newcomers who posted questions on our forum.

Apparently my inputs must have been noted by NewMikey and DutchWolfie, because beginning 2008 I was asked if I would like to join their team as a moderator.

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