Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 3rd Oct 2006 06:14 UTC, submitted by Witold Wasilewski
Slackware, Slax Slackware 11.0 contains the 2.4.33.3 Linux kernel (default), 2.6.17.13 in /extra and 2.6.18 in the /testing directory. This Slackware version is by far the most cutting edge ever released, it includes KDE version 3.5.4 (including the Amarok media player), XFCE 4.2.3.2, the latest versions of Firefox and Thunderbird, plus SeaMonkey 1.0.5 (replacing the Mozilla suite). It also includes glibc-2.3.6, gcc-3.4.6, X11R6.9.0 from X.Org, and more.
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RE[2]: 2.6 kernel
by MattPie on Tue 3rd Oct 2006 17:45 UTC in reply to "RE: 2.6 kernel"
MattPie
Member since:
2006-04-18

I'll take 3 cds over 50 floppy disks any day like I used to do with slack 3.1.

No kidding. These kids today. ;)

I've been thinking about trying a 2.4 distro for my machine at home. All the recent 2.6-based distributions crash on it (Fedora 5, Ubuntu 6.04). Machine runs fine under WinXP and FreeBSD 6.1 though.

(older MSI board with a 1.2GHz Athlon)

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RE[3]: 2.6 kernel
by deb2006 on Tue 3rd Oct 2006 18:10 in reply to "RE[2]: 2.6 kernel"
deb2006 Member since:
2006-06-26

Debian Etch amd64 - tho still testing - is rock solid with 2.6 kernel.

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