Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 12th Dec 2003 06:53 UTC
Slackware, Slax "Slackware Linux is not your ordinary Linux distribution. For starters, it rarely figures in news headlines, preferring to keep a low profile instead. Its developers have stubbornly resisted any attempts to make their users' lives easier: the distribution provides no graphical configuration utilities, it's package management does not resolve dependencies and its simple, text-mode installer has undergone very few changes in years. Yet, Slackare Linux remains one of the top 5 Linux distributions in use today. What is the reason for its tight hold on many users?" Read the article at DistroWatch.
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@Eugenia Loli-Queru
by Bas on Fri 12th Dec 2003 08:01 UTC


I so far had no errors with compiling sources on slackware, on RedHat i gave up with compiling sources because of the loads off errors..as you said it just works!

I enjoy the articles about Slackware because it finally gets the attetion it needs, its a stable, robust, secure and
clear linux distro wich should be an example for all linuxes out there including Gentoo and Debian.

ps.
"The distribution provides no graphical configuration utilities"

besides XF86Setup your right ;)

Bas