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Vector Linux 5.9: Light, Fast Slackware-Based Distro

Feb 21, 2008, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Vector Linux 5.9, released in late December of last year, is a Slackware 12.0-based distribution that uses Xfce 4.4.2 as its default user interface ('UI'). Generally speaking, Xfce requires less horsepower than other UIs, like GNOME and KDE, and so Vector Linux ('VL' for short) bills itself as an excellent operating system to install on older, lower-powered computers. I've been using it for the past two weeks, and like what I see.

"VL comes in several free (i.e. 'download the ISO and burn it yourself') and non-free flavors. If you want to try VL before installing it, there's also a live CD available..."

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