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News specific to Slackware, Slax, and other distributions belonging to the earliest surviving GNU/Linux branch

Slackware Needs Your Help

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noctslackv1.wordpress: The times have been difficult for many of us this past few years. For Slackware, it’s been no exception. Some of you faithful Slackers may have noticed lately that the Slackware home page has been offline. I posted about this at Jeremy’s Linux Questions forums. Alien Bob (Eric Hameleers) replied stating that it was an old hardware/lack of funds issue. This is sad. Sad

Slackware Derivatives: The Superb Mini Server Project

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all-things-linux.blogspot: SMS, short for Superb Mini Server, is one of those niche distributions built on a major that are not really needed but fulfill a particular purpose and might save you time if what they offer is exactly what you want.

Raspberry Pi deserves Slackware

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slackbook.org: The Raspberry Pi is being created by a charitable foundation. It is designed to “plug into a TV or be combined with a touch screen for a low cost tablet“. There is a thread on LinuxQuestions which shows that it may in fact not be hard to boot Slackware –

A Slackware Primer

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elevenislouder.blogspot: People often look at Slackware with a certain amount of trepidation. It appears complicated, difficult, or tedious. If you ever felt like trying Slackware but didn't because of those fears, this is an article for you.

Slackware 13.37 - Perfect for My Laptop

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all-things-linux.blogspot: Most people who have dabbled in Linux for a while "know" that Slackware is difficult to install, configure, make work and keep up to date. It is an OS only for geeks. Not so.

ArchLinux vs Slackware

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slackblogs.blogspot: This posting is not meant to start another flame war between these two great Linux distribution. It's just meant to be my personal opinion after trying ArchLinux for several days and compare it with the distribution i have been using for the last six years.

Ten reasons for giving Slackware Linux a go

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zdnet.co.uk: Many Linux users give Slackware a wide berth because of the problems of using and administering it. But its benefits outweigh the difficulties, says Jack Wallen.

Slackware Turns 18

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slackblogs.blogspot: Slackware 1.0 was released by Patrick Volkerding exactly 18 years ago in 16 July 1993 in an official release when he was still a student. No one will ever thought that it's now being the oldest maintained Linux distribution up to now

Introducing Linvo GNU/Linux

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ostatic.com: A new distribution flew onto my radar today and thought it might be interesting to take a quick look. Linvo is Bulgarian hailed distribution based on Slackware featuring the GNOME 2.32 desktop. Yesterday, developers released Linvo 2010.12.6.

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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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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