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Slackware v Ubuntu: Not What You Think - Part 2 & 3

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So where does Slackware fall in those regards we talked about with Ubuntu last? That is, on package installation and repositories.

Slackware v Ubuntu: Not What You Might Think - Part 2

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When it comes to system configuration, Ubuntu and Slackware could hardly be more different. Ubuntu uses GUIs for everything and Slackware doesn't use any. Interestingly, both distributions are aiming for an easy and straightforward configuration. Again, it's only different methods to, ultimitly, the same end. I'll tackle the pros and cons of Ubuntu first.

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