LWN: A Look at Slackware 10.0
Jul 11, 2004, 05:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Iro for this link.
"The long-awaited Slackware 10 release has hit the streets, so
to speak. Though Patrick Volkerding's Slackware wasn't the very
first Linux distribution (it was originally based on the SLS
distribution) it has outlived all of its predecessors. First
released on July 16, 1993, Slackware has come a long way since its
floppy-based origins--though in some ways, it has also remained
very much the same.
"The Slackware installer, for example, has changed very little
over the years. Though the lack of a graphical installer may
intimidate new users, the text-based menu installer still serves
well and is quite simple to use if one will only take the time to
read the text..."