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Aug 08, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Yanelli)

"The first time I used it, Slax restored my faith in my old clunker of a Toshiba laptop. The distribution ran (and even booted) faster from the CD-ROM drive than Windows did from the hard disk. But as I began to get a feel for Slax and use it to browse the Web, listen to music, and the like, I didn't feel like Slax had sacrificed usability for agility. This fine balance alone would make Slax an interesting and noteworthy distro, but it has even more tricks up its sleeve.

"Slax is a live CD distribution based on the venerable and time-tested Slackware Linux. Its claim to fame is twofold..."

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