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Slackware 12.1: Do-it-Yourself-NUX

May 07, 2008, 20:15 (3 Talkback[s])

"If there's one thing I've learned from past experience, it's that Slackware fans are a loyal group. To say anything disparaging about their leader is to risk their internet wrath. That's not to say that *all* Slackware users are blind fan-boys; that sub-group just happens to be the most vocal.

"Slackware, like Debian, has a very large and long-lived user base who are quite happy with their choice in distribution. I see these two as lumbering beasts in the Linux landscape: stable but slow to change, with more agile distros dancing about at their feet. I've never been much of an elephant person..."

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