Slackware Turns 20
Slackware Linux turned 20 years old yesterday and no one gave them a party. Even I, who commonly remembered the illustrious distribution's birthdays in my now former column, had to be reminded by LWN. Well, that won't do. Let's look back at some history of Slack.
Me and Slack
While I had installed and run Slackware on several distant occasions, it appears my first review of Slackware was in February 2005 with the release of 10.1. 10.0 had been released the month I registered my Website, but it'd be months before I make my first post. My February 2005 review looks more like one of my current news blurbs, but it was one of my first reviews ever. (I would improve some.) In it I said,