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User Review of Slackware Linux 8.1

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My first Linux was a May, 1995 Slackware. I don't remember the version but it used kernel 1.2.8.
Slackware Linux is the oldest surviving Linux distribution; its beginnings precede even the Linux Kernel 1.0. With the advent of newer, flashier and more commercialised distributions, all vying for media attention, it is easy to forget why Slackware is here and why it has been around for such a long time. Let us revisit the simple principles which make up the Slackware distribution and take a look at how ten years of development have changed it.
 read more | mail this link | score:7018 | -Ray, December 21, 2002
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