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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Slackware and Dropline-GNOME 2.6.1 for my pleasure
by Dewd on Thu 15th Jul 2004 14:54 UTC

If I rated all the other distros that I have used 9, Slackware plus Dropline-GNOME 2.6.1 would be 10.

It's good to not use KDE for a while. It's good to have a lightweight "just right" distro. It's good to develop Ruby-GNOME2 applications using this combination (good to the eyes, fast round trip). Of course that some of the improvements are GNOME's, not Slackware's. The new file selection is much better for me, cause the directories that I use the most are always visible on the left, very easy to keep focus and select it fast.

These mini-reviews on the comments should be cool. hehe. ;-)