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Official Slackware Linux website launched

January 15, 1999 – Slackware Linux gains official representation
on the World Wide Web as http://www.slackware.com goes
online. The site serves as a centralized resource for Slackware
users, providing the latest development news alongside sections for
help with installation and configuration. http://www.slackware.com also gives
an introduction to Slackware for those who have not tried it, with
an overview of Slackware and ZipSlack, links to other Linux
information sources, and download locations for the
distribution.

Slackware Linux is one of the oldest and most stable
distributions of the Linux operating system, which is released
under the GNU Public License and is therefore free for anyone to
use and modify. Slackware’s creator and maintainer, Patrick
Volkerding, has always followed the philosophy that simplicity and
stability make an operating system great. Now at version 3.6,
Slackware still reflects that philosophy. A special version of
Slackware, known as ZipSlack, is designed to be installed on a DOS
or Windows(tm) system with about 100MB of free space. ZipSlack is
an excellent avenue of exploration for those who are not quite
ready to switch operating systems, but who are interested in the
Linux OS.

Slackware Linux can be found on the web at http://www.slackware.com

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