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KDE Future on Slackware

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slackblogs.blogspot: There has been a hot discussion on KDE's packager mailing list about KDE's new policy of splitting up the big packages into several small packages as you can see as in KDE's FTP site. What's the impact?

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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Slack Dear fellow Slackers! We are happy to publish another interview with Robby Workman, a Slackware developer and one of the leading mainainers of the 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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Slack 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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Slack 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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Slack 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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Slack 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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Slack 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.

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