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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by Rll on Fri 12th Dec 2003 21:37 UTC

Slackware 9.1 + swaret + slapt-get + Dropline Gnome + Ximian OpenOffice 1.1 + custom kernel + tweaking = THE BEST DISTRO THERE IS

swaret - upgrades EVERYTHING [and adds extra, kernel slackages { uncommented them in swaret conf file}]

Dropline-installer - Installs i686 optimized slackages + a very nice DE

Ximian OO 1.1 - just office, THNX Eugenia for the link

custom kernel - ...

and tweaking

I've used Redhat, Mandrake, Suse, FreeBSD and I found that Slackware is the Best[if ur not a newbe]