Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 27th Jul 2005 07:46 UTC, submitted by Vector
Linux After three months of testing via two beta releases and two release candidates Vector Linux has released version 5.1 of its Slackware-derived operating system. This release is an important milestone as there is now a working dependency package management system inside a Slack-based distro.
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VL 5.1
by UglyKidBill on Wed 27th Jul 2005 13:19 UTC
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>>> I have 4.3 on a 200 MMX 64MB and it goes very well. Wonder how will VL 5 go?

It will run as good as 4.3, it will only require more disc space since it has more packages included.

I have RC2 in a system like yours but with 128 ram.

The improvements on VASM compared to 4.3 are huge, really.
And gslapt is excellent too... saw the screenshot?

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RE: VL 5.1 screenshot
by on Wed 27th Jul 2005 13:56 in reply to "VL 5.1"
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For God's sake, man, hide that ugly Rox filer toolbar!

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RE[2]: VL 5.1 screenshot
by on Wed 27th Jul 2005 15:36 in reply to "RE: VL 5.1 screenshot"
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Actually thats a very old version of Blackbox or possible Fluxbox with an old theme (looks like Artwiz).

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