Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 24th Sep 2003 01:45 UTC
Slackware, Slax For almost a week now, I've been using Slackware 9.1 (RC-1 released today), and I am having a blast. Slackware doesn't have more than 6-8% of the Linux market these days, but it used to be one of the most-used distros back in the day. Today, many think of Slackware as a true classic, a thought that is often accompanied by a feeling that Slackware is not a user-friendly or an uber-modern Linux distribution. There is some truth in that statement, but there is always the big "But". Read on for our very positive experience with Slackware 9.1-pre. Update: In less than 24 hours since the RC-1, Slackware 9.1 RC-2 is out.
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by Marc on Wed 24th Sep 2003 03:56 UTC

Well, I'm running RC1 on to machines. Slackware RC1 was released on the 22, and during the last week slackware did go trough changes (btw, I saw your name on the changelog).
The review is cool and very to the point and objective.
Yestarday I got my hands on a SuSE 8.2 copy and I've installed it. After 3 hours of pain I've removed it. I don't wanna write a review about how bad it sux because SuSE would sue me:)
Btw: SuSE is the biggest distro that was forked from Slackware, but its a bad fork, nothing from Slacks simplicity and structure has been maintained in it, and its also totaly nonstandard (if you compare it to other rpm based distros).