Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Playboy spreads open source software

Instead of visiting some dry, boring Web site to download your favorite open source software, why not put some spice in your life and get it from Playboy?

That spice is in name only, because you won't find any interesting pictures or stories at mirrors.playboy.com -- just a few unadorned directories linking to mirrors of the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN) and the latest releases of FreeBSD, Apache, Fedora, and mod_ssl.

mirrors.playboy.com is even an official mirror site for Firefox and Thunderbird, says Playboy Unix administrator Tim Yocum. He wanted to give something back to the community from which his company has drawn so deeply.


At Tuesday, June 07, 2005 4:38:00 PM, Blogger MajQa' said...

Gee. It really IS a reasonably fast mirror. Definitely a place to point apt-get / Synaptic toward for Linux Fedora users.

Kinda cool getting Linux updates from Playboy.


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