Great explanation of 'mu'Linux! (was: Why italian ?)

From: Karl-Heinz Zimmer (
Date: Fri May 05 2000 - 09:31:30 CEST

Hi Michele,

I found the following explanation of the 'mu' in muLinux
and I like it very much: it can make people looking
forward to giving muLinux a try...

What about adding it to the muLinux webpage?



>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

On 04.05.00, 18:10:44, Unit 4 <> wrote regarding Re: Why
italian ?:

> > What does muLinux mean ?
> > [m]ultiple [u]ser linux ?

> Mu is the Greek letter that traditionally stands for "micro",
> which officially means one millionth, but in general means
> "very small". A 30 MB MSDOS directory containing the system
> and all available add-ons is very small. Booting and running
> from a single floppy if necessary is very smaller.

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