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Jul 01, 2000, 15:21 (1 Talkback[s])
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Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"The latest Slackware distribution (7.1) has just been released. Slackware is one of the oldest surviving Linux distributions, and remains today a relatively pure re-incarnation of what it was years ago -- a roots-oriented Linux distribution which evokes the classic BSD administrator "feel" while you work with your x86 hardware."

"...unlike other distributions, which seek to eliminate the complexity and nuance of Linux with menus and GUIs, Slackware hides relatively little from the user. ... So this issue's QuickTip is simple: if you want to learn Linux faster... consider downloading the ISO images and giving Slackware 7.1 a spin."

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