Linked by Marc A. Mironescu on Mon 31st Mar 2003 17:18 UTC
Slackware, Slax Slackware is the oldest surviving Linux distribution out there. For those who believe that Slackware was the first Linux distribution I have news, because SLS was before Slackware, but that is another story. It is the most *NIX like distribution and has borrowed many of the things we can find in BSD *NIX. Here is a mini-review of their latest release, 9.0.
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Re: Godwyn Lasund
by Darius on Tue 1st Apr 2003 04:01 UTC

How does wine and Codeweavers products work with Slackware 9?

See for yourself ;)

http://balinier.dyndns.org:8088/~worknman/coslack9.jpg

I haven't tested Crossover Plugin (I don't have it yet), but I'm sure it works too.

And for whoever suggested putting the modprobe line in rc.local to make my soundcard work, it worked great - thinks!
Now I am starting to see the value of Slackware. Like in the case of the soundcard, it took a little work to get it going, but at least it didn't 'auto-detect' the wrong sound card like I've heard some other distros do ;) hehe

BTW: For anybody else who's new to Slack (or Linux in general) here are a couple of tips:

To switch window managers:
Type 'xwmconfig'

To mount the CD ROM:
Type 'mount /mnt/cdrom'
Don't ask me how to mount it permanently or eject the fucking thing once you've mounted it .... baby steps here ;)

Maybe I should write up a 'Stupid Slackware Tricks' kind of thing when I'm done ;)