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Slackware, the Un-Buntu

Sep 14, 2007, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Rosenberg)

"Slackware is the Un-Buntu. It's almost the Un-Debian, but definitely the Un-Buntu. Whether this is good or bad is not something I'm going to talk about. It's just different. As I get deeper into using Slackware 12.0, I find myself reading more and more about the distribution, which is not exactly front-burner blog material. To start off, I found this great item from tuxmachhines.org, Slackware 12: The anti-'buntu. Un-Buntu, anti-'buntu ... I don't know which term to use.

"I keep thinking, Slackware's pretty cool, but as the link above says, Slack has maybe 800 packages vs. 18,000 for Debian. What does Slack have to offer that Debian does not...? "

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