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The Perfect Desktop--Slackware 12

Oct 11, 2007, 09:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"This tutorial shows how you can set up a Slackware 12 GNU/Linux desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e., that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktop. MO<:Unlike some other Linux distributions Slackware users find themselves at the command line quite often. One Slacker who maintains an online Slackware Desktop Enhancement Guide wrote that the 'pros and cons of Slackware could be summarized in one word: minimalism.' He went on to discuss the duality of minimalism by noting that although 'Minimalism certainly means stability' it also means that Slackware 'can be exasperating for some people because the end-user must configure many features with manual editing rather than the more familiar point-and-click...'"

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