If you've missed my previous few attempts at using Slackware you might want to go ahead and catch up. Go on, I'll wait.
Those of you who've read them know I'm not a fan, and a lot of people don't like that. I've ruffled quite a few feathers by saying in no uncertain terms what I don't like about the operating system.
Nevertheless, with each new version I hope that this one will be the one I can actually use. I admit there's a kind of geeky cool that comes from running Slackware. I've just been spoiled in recent years by distributions that don't require as much work.
The Slackware installer is ncurses text-based and hasn't really changed at all since as far back as I can remember. I still think that during the process the user should be prompted as to whether or not they want to create a regular user account, rather than relying on them doing this after the fact.
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