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Slackware is alive and kicking: Volkerding

An uninformed comment on a Linux community blog has led to questions over the stability and finances of the Slackware GNU/Linux project, but its founder assures iTWire that the project is alive and kicking.

Patrick J. Volkerding said jocularly, in response to queries, “A server’s down, and I should be doing something about that, but first I’m going to upload some X11 updates.”

The site was down in mid-April and its unavailability led to discussion on both the LinuxQuestions.org and DistroWatch sites about the stability of the project itself.