Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th Oct 2008 20:12 UTC
Slackware, Slax "Slackware remains Slackware. It's been around for a very long time and it has a very loyal following. It's an excellent choice for the Linux hobbyist who wants to build, configure, and tweak their system to the nth degree. Slackware certainly gives you absolute control over your system. Nothing is made to be easy or user friendly", writes Caitlyn Martin.
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Slackware is Still the Best
by pantheraleo on Thu 9th Oct 2008 06:59 UTC
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Slackware is the distro I grew up on. And it's still my favorite one. It's amazing how little it has changed since the Slackware 1.1 days.

Slackware still maintains that "hacker" spirit. It's inviting and fun and still has this sense of "nostalgic coolness frontier spirit about it". Slackware says to you "Come on, lets have some fun! Tinker with me!". Most other Linux distributions have either lost that spirit of "fun" or never had it to begin with. Because they started to take business productivity too seriously. There's a place for that. But I hope Slackware never goes down that road. And I'm sure it won't, cause it's in very good hands.

Long live Slackware!

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