All About Linux: A Brief Look at Slackware 11.0

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]

“When you hear the name Slackware, you are at once transported
to a world where Linux users feel more at home in setting the
configurations by editing ordinary text files. In fact the credo of
Slackware is to keep it as simple as possible. In popular speak, it
is known by the acronym KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). When I use
the word simple, I mean simple in relation to a person who is
already well versed in the use of Linux. So you won’t find any
Slackware specific memory hogging GUI front-ends to set up simple
day to day configuration parameters. Apart from the ones provided
by KDE–the default desktop of Slackware, you will not find any GUI
helper apps as are common in other popular Linux

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