Venerable Slackware 12 Gets a Sporty New Wardrobe

“Slackware Linux is the oldest surviving Linux distribution, and
still one of the most popular. Last week’s release of version 12.0
is a milestone for the Slackware team, as it marks Slackware’s
first use of a default 2.6.x kernel. Other new components include
KDE 3.5.7, Xfce 4.4.1, Xorg 7.2.0, and GCC 4.1.2. Slackware is now
nearing the bleeding edge without sacrificing stability, making
this truly an exciting release.

“I downloaded the first three CD-ROM images as torrents. They
came in surprisingly fast for torrents, indicating many


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