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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Yawn
by oha on Fri 12th Dec 2003 08:05 UTC

After having read the zillionth so called review of a Linux
distro, I'm starting to get tired of those lengthy NO NEWS articles. Sorry, but I do fail to see the point. Yes, you do format a disk, yes you do configure X. Those reviews are
at least a 99% about configuring hardware which always is
sort of unique and offers zero news to the readers.
Yes I do love Slack ...