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A tale of two distros: Slackware 13.37 and Ubuntu 11.04 released

Apr 29, 2011, 12:09 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)


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"After months of development, one of the most important Linux distributions was released today. Of course I'm talking about Slackware 13.37. Oh, and the Ubuntu Project released 11.04 today too — though by reading the press release you'd never know Ubuntu was actually a Linux distribution.

"I kid a bit about Slackware being more important than Ubuntu — but it deserves a shout-out today just as much (if not more) than the Ubuntu release. Slackware is the longest-running Linux distribution (beating Debian by a few months) and was instrumental in putting Linux on the map."

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