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Slackware Linux 13.1

Jun 25, 2010, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Anyone with a significant interest in Linux distributions knows about Slackware Linux, so I'm not going to spend a lot of time talking about what it is, where it came from, how it has survived (and generally thrived) through all these years. You could easily write a book about it - hmmm, perhaps there is one, and I just don't know it? I would summarize the whole thing with two statements. First, the oldest Slackware CD I own is from sometime in the early '90's, and second, if you are serious about learning Linux, really learning how it works, how to install, configure, manage and customize it, then Slackware is one of the distributions you should be working with.

"The latest stable release, 13.1, came out at the end of May - I'm a bit ashamed to say that it has taken me this long to get around to installing it"

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