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A tale of two distros: Slackware 13.37 and Ubuntu 11.04 released

Apr 29, 2011, 12:09 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"After months of development, one of the most important Linux distributions was released today. Of course I'm talking about Slackware 13.37. Oh, and the Ubuntu Project released 11.04 today too — though by reading the press release you'd never know Ubuntu was actually a Linux distribution.

"I kid a bit about Slackware being more important than Ubuntu — but it deserves a shout-out today just as much (if not more) than the Ubuntu release. Slackware is the longest-running Linux distribution (beating Debian by a few months) and was instrumental in putting Linux on the map."

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