Linked by Michael Hall on Thu 15th Jul 2004 07:35 UTC
Slackware, Slax My first experience with Slackware Linux came with version 9.1, after 4 years of using various versions of Red Hat and SUSE Linux. I disliked the general direction these distributions were moving in and didn't see their increasing focus on the "big end of town" as auguring well for either myself or clients of my small one-person IT consultancy business. I quickly became a Slackware convert and have since used it exclusively for all my server deployments. Check in for more and 15 screenshots from Slackware 10.
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by David on Thu 15th Jul 2004 08:42 UTC

Slackware 10 from my impression is their best release. I'm relatively new to Slackware, but after going through Mandrake, Redhat and Fedora, Slackware has always been the most stable distro. I started out with the previous version (9 and then 9.1) and went through hell to get it working. It wasn't ideal so I went back into Windows for a while. I was excited to hear 10 being released all of sudden after trying Fedora (which was not 'nice', but it reminded me of RedHat so it was alright for all its faults) and downloaded it. Gnome 2.6 and Alsa, looks and sounds right. Don't need a sound server, Alsa handles all that fine. So far not many problems, very stable and easy to use so far. Great job guys! [Running it both as a server and desktop.]