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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Setting up XFree86 in Slackware
by windflower on Wed 24th Sep 2003 07:54 UTC

Setting up XFree86 is extremely easy in Slackware. When you boot into a freshly installed system, just run
xfree86setup
from the shell prompt.

I agree that Slackware's attraction is in stability and simplicity. Swaret and Checkinstall are nice new additions. However, I disagree with the opinion that Debian has outdated software. I installed Debian Sid through Morphix and it has very up-to-date software.