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1. It's Wikipedia, so it's stupid.
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What was, and probably still is, an extremely beautiful and easy to use distribution. Where Slackware had long-held the title "it just works", PCLinuxOS does that for users who are completely new to Linux.

From its earliest days its hardware detection was renown, its suite of software astounding, and its remastering capability extraordinary.

It was my daily driver for a long time.

  • Was nicknamed "pclos" for years.

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2009-04-21 Update: LXTerminal and fbpanel have a clock built in which does the job nicely.

The basic idea is to call up a terminal whose title is the current date and time. Think of it this way.. I don't need to have a clock staring me in the face all the time, so I just need to bring it up occasionally and then dismiss it, and so I don't need to worry about fancy things like it staying updated.

This was for Blackbox. See also bbtime

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