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A guide to Slackware and Arch Linux: getting your hands dirty with Linux

Each of the thousands of Linux distros out there naturally has its pros and cons. Peek into forums and you’ll bear witness to heated flamewars over which distribution is better than which. The answer to this question is that it’s up to you. This may seem like a cop-out, but it really is true. Open source is about freedom. You have the freedom to choose what you like and go with it.