A unique trait of open source is that it's never truly EOL (End of Life). The disc images mostly remain online, and their licenses don't expire, so going back and installing an old version of Linux in a virtual machine and getting a precise picture of what progress Linux has made over the years is relatively simple.
Izvor: How Linux got to be Linux: Test driving 1993-2003 distros (OpenSource.com, 16.12.2016.)
Takođe, bacite pogled i na temu na LinuxQuestions forumu za dodatne komentare i prisećanja: How Linux got to be Linux: Test driving 1993-2003 distros (LinuxQuestions.org, 20.12.2016.).