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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pkgsrc on linux
by NetBSDer on Sat 13th Dec 2003 20:05 UTC

pkgsrc works on any linux.
I used it on debian for 1.5 years.
Works on anything.
It is by far (yes, gentoo) the best package managment system.
E.g. go to /usr/pkgsrc, type "make update" and it updates any installed port and solves all dependencies.
It always wondered me why not more people use it. Available for NetBSD/FreeBSD/OpenBSD/Linux...

NetBSD is just a fine piece of software, the most underated OS out there.
NetBSD - no hype.