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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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