"The last time I looked at Slackware was nearly seven years ago;
version 7.1 was thrown my way by a magazine and I was asked for a
review. My usage of the distribution had ended early in 2000 when I
moved to Debian after using Slackware 4.0 and then 7.0 for about a
"Slackware 12, the latest version of what is the oldest existing
commercial distribution, came out recently and for some reason or
the other I decided to have a look. Maybe it's the fact that I now
have a test machine that's got some grunt--hence having a look at
software isn't all that painful a task..."
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