The IMP is connected at UCLA and Slakware 11 is released. All on today’s On This Day from TEST Huddle.
1969 – The IMP is connected at UCLA
On this day in 1969, at UCLA, the first Interface Message Processor (IMP), is connected by Leonard Kleinrock and his group to the University’s SDS Sigma-7 Mainframe. Later on October 29th, the IMP will be used to send the world’s first long-distance host-to-host communication.
2006 – Slakware 11 is released
On this day in 2006, version 11.0 of the Slackware operating system. Slackerware is a Linux distribution specifically designed for simplicity and stability, but it is also notable for being the the most Unix-like Linux distribution.