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Slackware: Old Warhorse is Going Strong

Jul 18, 2007, 16:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

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"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 year.

"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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