Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Slack

Slackware 13 Revisit

Filed under
Slack

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: In my Slackware 13 review mfillpot gave some suggestions to improve the Slackware experience and I thought I would give them a shot.

Ode to Slackware

Filed under
Slack

slackstuff.com: I have a place reserved in my heart that only Slackware Linux fills. Strange as it might be, Slackware was the first Linux distribution that seemed to understand me and, I it. I recently read an article which brought to mind, the time that I started my venture into Linux.

Slackware Linux - Less is more

Filed under
Slack

itpro.co.uk: Slackware is the oldest Linux distribution still with us and has a loyal following among those long term Linux users who pine for the old fashioned virtues of simplicity, straightforwardness and lack of bloat.

some words about Slackware

Filed under
Slack

mysticalgr.awardspace: some guys over at TechCrunch UK (or something like that) made a review of 8 linux distributions which ships KDE as their default graphical desktop. the first one? Slackware…

Review: Slackware 13.0

Filed under
Slack

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: When Slackware 13 came a few months ago on the LXF magazine, I decided to throw it into Virtualbox to see how it has changed. One difference this time around is that I now have the dual core machine so I am running Slackware on that machine.

Pimp my Slack!

Filed under
Slack
HowTos

pdg86.wordpress: I am a KDE fan. Besides the eye-candy, I love the KDE apps. This article is about what I did with my default Slackware install to make it more beautiful. I will be using Slackware 13.0 with vbatts KDE4.3.1 packages.

List of Slackware-based mini Distributions

Filed under
Slack

mysticalgr.awardspace: Following is a list of Slackware-based mini distro’s I’ve collected from various sources (wikipedia/distrowatch..) The need of such a list came when I was trying to find a Slackware-based mini distribution to install it in my usb pen-drive.

My Slackware 13 review

Filed under
Slack

pdavila.homelinux.org: Well Slackware 13 was released a few weeks back and I had a chance to install it on my laptop. The install is pretty quick (as most Linux installers are these days). I’m not going to get too detailed so I’ll list what I liked and didn’t like.

KDE 3.5.10 packages released for Slackware 13

Filed under
Slack

linuxcritic.wordpress: Just as an update to my Upgrading KDE 4.2.4 to KDE 3.5.10 in Slackware 13 post, Patrick Volkerding has apparently released KDE 3.5.10 for Slackware 13.0.

Slackware Linux Installed

Filed under
Slack

zdnet.co.uk/blog: I think that the first "packaged" Linux distribution that I ever tried was Slackware Linux. I haven't had much to do with Slackware in quite a few years, though. When I saw the release announcement for Slackware Linux 13.0, I happened to be working on MMS (my MultibootMiniServer), and I thought it might be interesting to try it on there.

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Debian-Based Distribution Updated With KDE 3.5 Forked Desktop

Q4OS 1.2 "Orion" is the new release that is re-based on Debian Jessie, focused on shipping its own desktop utilities and customizations, and designed to run on both old and new hardware. Read more

Atom Shell is now Electron

Atom Shell is now called Electron. You can learn more about Electron and what people are building with it at its new home electron.atom.io. Read more Also: C++ Daddy Bjarne Stroustrup outlines directions for v17

A Fedora 22 beta walk-through

The new Fedora, with its GNOME 3.16 interface, is an interesting, powerful Linux desktop. Read more Also: Web software center for Fedora Red Hat's Cross-Selling and Product Development Will Power Long-Term Growth Red Hat Updates Open Source Developer and Admin Tools

Unix and Personal Computers: Reinterpreting the Origins of Linux

So, to sum up: What Linus Torvalds, along with plenty of other hackers in the 1980s and early 1990s, wanted was a Unix-like operating system that was free to use on the affordable personal computers they owned. Access to source code was not the issue, because that was already available—through platforms such as Minix or, if they really had cash to shell out, by obtaining a source license for AT&T Unix. Therefore, the notion that early Linux programmers were motivated primarily by the ideology that software source code should be open because that is a better way to write it, or because it is simply the right thing to do, is false. Read more Also: Anti-Systemd People