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  • My first Linux installation!
    Congrats on making it past the Install Help page that seeks to walk you through selection of non-existing boot and root floppy disks. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Slackware 15 multilib
    Using the mirror of Alienbob's content is a LOT faster than going to Source: over 2 years ago
  • Slackware 15.0 x86 stable is released
    Stay tuned to and the ##slackware IRC channel on. - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Slackware 15 is on the way
    No Date for release candidate, But Patrick Volkerding, on Source: almost 3 years ago

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Slackware is the oldest Linux variant still used and maintained today. Installation and configuration is performed via scripts. For users in search of the original Linux experience, Slackware is perhaps the best choice.
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Slackware was designed by Patrick Volkerding in 1993. Based on the Softlanding Linux System, Slackware is the oldest Linux distribution still maintained. It strives not to anticipate user situations or preclude user decisions. Unlike most recent Linux distributions, Slackware does not offer graphical installation or automatic package dependency resolution. Slackware is available for IA-32 and x86 64, with an ARM...

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