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Old 04-23-2008, 02:00 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Eternal_Newbie View Post
From what I have read, SuSe started as a localised Slackware, and then changed to a RedHat base when rpms became popular.
It's more that they introduced rpm in their still slackware based distribution. It never had anything to do or in common with redhat besides this one and only program: rpm. Looking at the strukture of packages, the init system and many other things one could still clearly see the slackware background back in 2000 or so.
Old 04-23-2008, 11:47 PM   #17
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Hi, Very interesting chart.

If anyone is interested, I found another Linux Timeline chart HERE




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