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Ten reasons to choose Slackware Linux

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This summer, the Slackware Linux distribution will celebrate its twentieth anniversary. Patrick Volkerding's official release announcement for Slackware 1.0 on July16th 1993 is still online. Here's a list of ten reasons why Slackware is still the perfect choice on servers, desktops and workstations.

1. Experience. Slackware is the oldest surviving Linux distribution, it's been around even before Debian and Red Hat. There's a famous Nutella ad in France: Twenty years of experience make all the difference. The same thing applies to Slackware.

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