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PCLinuxOS 2007 Final! [Updated 05.31.07!]

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I have been waiting all year for this release!  As most of you know, this is my Linux distribution of choice (and if you don't know, where have you been?).  And I have been testing the... um... test releases (four of them to be exact) with eager anticipation for the final release.  Well, on May 21st, I got up and attended the Morning Office via computer (thank you Mission St Claire!), I checked the PCLOS home page and this is what greeted me:
PCLinuxOS 2007 Final Released
Written by Texstar
Sunday, 20 May 2007

Texstar and the Ripper Gang are pleased to announce the final release of PCLinuxOS 2007.  Featuring kernel 2.6.18.8, KDE 3.5.6, Open Office 2.2.0, Firefox 2.0.0.3, Thunderbird 2.0, Frostwire, Ktorrent, Amarok, Flash, Java JRE, Beryl 3D and much much more.  Almost 2 gigs of software compressed on a single self bootable livecd that can be installed to your hard drive provided it is compatible with your system and you like the distribution.  Over 5000+ addi…

Hunger Banquet 2007

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In a very small way, I am part of the ONE Episcopalian campaign at the church I attend.  It is a branch of the ONE campaign to make poverty history.  Saturday evening, we hosted a Hunger Banquet.  Our event was a 'Dinner and a Movie'.  What I contributed was a slide show presentation.  At the Hunger Banquet, there were tables scattered around the room with name cards from various areas of the world.  Last night we had Asia, Africa, India, and the United States.  Food is placed at these tables representing how much each region has.  It is quite a symbol when you see almost all the food at the USA table with almost nothing at the other tables.  There is way too much food at the USA table where only one person was seated.  The other areas have four or five tables with five or six seated at each table.  One of the tables from each region had a small container of the food item that those regions would have to eat.  There was not enough for one person let alone the 20 - 30 people re…

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Just wanted to let you all know (or, as some would say, 'y'all'), that I have some updates coming soon. There will be a new blog about technology, one about the ONE program and the small part that I play in that, a garden update, and I will be continuing my post about reconciliation.

So, keep coming back. I will try and make this stuff more regular.

Peace be with you.

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