Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 15th Jan 2005 02:09 UTC, submitted by Paul Best
Slackware, Slax On a recent IRC discussion Pat discussed Slackware's future and the restructuring that will happen for Slackware 11. Regarding the removal of Gnome from Slackware, he said: "GNOME is not easy to build into packages, lacks decent documentation to build, and requires many undocumented system changes for things to work 100%".
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by Bill Allen on Sun 16th Jan 2005 20:03 UTC

I don't like Slackware because it is the only nostalgic distribution. It doesn't use shadow passwords, system V scripts, no gnome, no graphical installer, no package resolution system, etc.

All improvement suggestions made here already exist in other distributions and you don't depend of one only guy. Why not use another distribution ? What Slackware has that others don't have ?