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9 Slackware Based Live Distributions

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  • 9 Slackware Based Live Distributions
  • Slackware: Remember your roots

Robby Workman Answers a Few Questions on Slackware-13.37 Release

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slackworld.berlios.de: Dear fellow Slackers! We are happy to publish another interview with Robby Workman, a Slackware developer and one of the leading mainainers of the SlackBuilds.org project, he has kindly given us on the occasion of the Slackware-13.37 release. Enjoy!

A Slackware Review Ten Years In The Making

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linux.com: It was about a decade ago when I first gave Slackware a go. Back then most every Linux was far more of a challenge than were other operating systems, but Slackware offered challenges even other Linux variations didn't.

Slackware: What's Next?

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slackblogs.blogspot: Slackware 13.37 has been proven to be a stable and secure release. But that won't stop Slackware development. So here's what i had in my mind about what should be in the next Slackware release.

Slackware 13.37 is leet, not Natty and that's how I like it.

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blog.internetnews.com: I have to admit that it has been more years than I care to remember since I last installed Slackware on my desktop.

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ostatic.com: Among all the posts announcing the release of Ubuntu 11.04 was the few that acknowledged the release of Slackware 13.37. Slackware continues to boast a loyal following because of its rock hard stability and security.

Slackware, circa 1995 versus 13.37

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usalug-org.blogspot: I got my "Linux start" with Slackware way back in 1995. I even bought my first home computer in order to do it.

Slackware 13.37 is released!

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slackware.com: It's true! Slackware 13.37 has been released. Nearly a year in the making, you will appreciate the performance and stability that can only come with careful and rigorous testing.

Slackware 13.37

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linuxaria.com: Slackware has been said to be difficult to maintain, and to work with, it has also been said that it has no package manager tool. To say the truth I was afraid of the same things the first time I installed Slackware on my old Lenovo T60, but I’ve got a big surprise.

Slackware Linux 1.0 Released

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distrowatch.com: Patrick Volkerding has announced the release of Slackware Linux 1.0, a Linux operating system for computers coming on 24 floppy disks and featuring Linux kernel 0.99pl10 with PS/2 mouse and normal hard drive support:

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