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About the Author

Charles McColm is the leader of a community-based computer refurbishing project. He got his start in computing, like many of his generation, on the Commodore 64. In 1983, Charles joined The Barrie User's Group, a Commodore computer club. Club members were open with their projects and code, something that would later inspire him to be a part of the free and open source movement.

Charles first started using Linux when his brother brought home a Slackware 96 CD. Initially, it was the large collection of communication software on the CD that attracted Charles' attention. Later, the free software philosophy and community were what influenced him the most.

Charles met Marcel Gagne, author of several Linux books, at the Kitchener Waterloo ...

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