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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RE: To "Linux hype"
by Anonymous on Wed 24th Sep 2003 10:54 UTC

"Just kill the app that krashed and you see it's not Linux."

That's right but usually suits don't care (and rightly so!) if it's the kernel or the application which crashes. Productivity is the victim in both cases, and it's something which can be measured in dollars. What matters is the stability of the whole system.