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Review: Slackware 13.0

Dec 18, 2009, 04:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Mesa)

"One difference this time around is that I now have the dual core machine so I am running Slackware on that machine (especially since it has hooks for better virtualization so it should run better) It booted up the same as Slackware 12.2. Like last time I hit enter. It also once again asked about my keyboard and I hit enter – just like last time. Once again, you had to log in as root and prepare the hard drive partitions.

"Apparently none of this had changed since Slackware 12.2. Then again, most of the time the installers for other distros don’t change. (Although they do take occasional leaps like Debian) Once again, the virtual hard drive was at /dev/hda. This time I gave myself 512 MB for swap. I type setup. It looked exactly the same as before."

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