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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Are we talking about the same distro?
by George on Fri 4th Apr 2003 07:05 UTC

Are we talking about the same distro here?
I downloaded the iso, burned and installed it, twice.
Don't need "accessability", didn't load any, X didn'work. Second install I added 'atk' and X works, poorly. Same
exact setup as 8.1, ( hardware and settings ),
and my wife said ...
"What the **** is that? You monitor dying?" ( this from
a Windows user. )
I use Gnome ( when not using the CLI ). What happened
to it? No applettes? Icons for loaded programs that
don't run the associated programs? Changed my desktop
background color from the 'stock' color to black. When does the change take effect? Next Tuesday?
Don't get me wrong here. Slackware is the only distro
that I have installed on all of my personal computers.
Wife uses Windows, but the shrink says that she will get better. All of them have 8.1 installed. From my 1Ghz P3
to my slow 150Mhz Pentium laptop. Well except the firewall/router, which is Smoothwall.
You want my Slackware Linux? You can have it AFTER
you pry the gun out of my cold dead hand. But I will be
staying with 8.1 for now. Maybe when we get to 9.2 or
9.3 I'll take a look again.