On This Day: October 2nd

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 UCLAsigma-7-mainframe

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 Slackware 11

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.

 

 

 

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