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Venerable Slackware 12 Gets a Sporty New Wardrobe

Jul 10, 2007, 20:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

"Slackware Linux is the oldest surviving Linux distribution, and still one of the most popular. Last week's release of version 12.0 is a milestone for the Slackware team, as it marks Slackware's first use of a default 2.6.x kernel. Other new components include KDE 3.5.7, Xfce 4.4.1, Xorg 7.2.0, and GCC 4.1.2. Slackware is now nearing the bleeding edge without sacrificing stability, making this truly an exciting release.

"I downloaded the first three CD-ROM images as torrents. They came in surprisingly fast for torrents, indicating many seeders..."

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