Linked by Joseph Ferrare on Thu 29th Dec 2005 16:31 UTC
Slackware, Slax I was interested to see how Zenwalk differs from Slackware, and after reading on their web site that version 2.01 is 'the biggest jump in Zenwalk evolution since the beginning of the project', I wanted to see how far Zenwalk has come since it was reviewed here as MiniSlack.
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Slackware is the best
by Anonymo on Sat 31st Dec 2005 06:14 UTC
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maybe slackware should aquire netpkg. it seems to do a really good job. I installed this and I would describe it as installing slackware + optional tweaks I usually do. What it reminds me of is archlinux. This is trully slackware + pacman, but its called netpkg. It has less options, like no removing [that i know of], but you got pkgtool, which is really good.

I usually install the 2.6.13 kernel [test26] and from there I install the modules and such.

Zenwalk does all the steps for you that are usually done [by me] + one more. I wish Slackware would only install the programs you need then add x11 and fluxbox afterwards.

I am excited for this as well:

But I plan to release another branch more optimized for servers : Zenwalk Lamp :
- smaller
- with non-preemptive kernel
- with essential LAMP features (Apache, Mysql, PHP)

Can't wait, guys there are doing a GREAT!!! Job.

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