Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 9th May 2005 18:38 UTC, submitted by Robert Burns
Slackware, Slax "I have very mixed feelings about this release of Slackware. I do not think that the underlying philosophy of Slackware is obsolete. The concept of a system that can be configured and molded to the n'th degree is still in my opinion very much a good idea. However, this release of Slackware is not without its problems in execution." Read the review here.
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@charlie the troll
by ex-slacker on Tue 10th May 2005 18:42 UTC

You never see Slackware users post in a thread about Ubuntu, for example, how Slackware is better.

Because Slackware and Ubuntu has a different target group, when Slackware and Arch have more or less the same. I know many, many people who switched from Slack to Arch and never seen one who afterwards went back to Slack.

These Distros Of The Week come and go but Slackware just keeps on truckiní.

I would say Arch is similar to the snow ball effect. Once is starts rolling it only can gets bigger and bigger, with more people contributing to the project, taking the active part in development. Slack is still maintained basically by ONE person. Linux IS the community, you can't really stay up-to-date with
one person maintaining the whole distro. Personally i don't have nothing against Slack, I just wanna show people who still
don't know what distribution to choose that there are other
alternatives based on Slackware philosophy out there, but more matured and improved in a positive sense of this word.

So next time you will start trolling around with your "fanboys" phrases, first think about what constructive arguments your post will add to the discussion.