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 Mephisto on Thu 25th Sep 2003 02:11 UTC

I was thinking about the review of Slack (8.1?) you did a while back. One of your main issues was the inability for the system to work at a fairly high resolution (1600x1920 at 75 Hz if memory serves). What resolution did you use for the review? Do you know if the issue issue has been resolved?

Also do you feel that the new release is a large improvement over the previous version, or is it your use or reviewing habits that have changed? Please don't take this as a flame, I always have respected your opinion, though did not necessarily agree with it. This is the most positive review I have seen from you on a Linux OS. Generally you are critical (rightly for a "average joe") on usability or difficulties in the install...