Slackware Linux 8.1 Review
Posted on: 12/19/2002 11:14 PM

Distrowatch has posted a user review on Slackware Linux 8.1

Slackware Linux has changed very little since 1993 when Patrick Volkerding first started it as a bug fix for the SLS distribution. It quickly gained popularity and Patrick was encouraged by the community to continue its development. The goal was a simple and stable distribution and this goal is still retained today.

The review will be split into 4 sections. First some general discussion where some typical questions about Slackware will be addressed and a few myths dispelled. The installation will be looked at. Next we'll take a look at Slackware on the desktop and discuss its advantages and problems. Finally, a look at the Slackware package management system.

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