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Revised Slackware keeps it simple

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 72.8.81.34] on December 23, 2008 08:07 PM
I totally agree that Slackware is not as hard as many are saying. I recently tried the latest Fedora, Ubuntu, and Suse. Fedora installed nicely and my wireless was working, very impressed. Then I installed the hundreds of updates which broke both the services app and my wireless. Didnt have much more luck with Ubuntu and Suse. You never have to worry about that with Slackware. Since the base is stable and well tested, you just need to occasionally install a security update, like Firefox 3.0.5. Also The install on Slackware is fast when you install all packages. Next just download WICD from slackware/extras and wireless is working. Its one of the only distributions that seems to compile almost any program. The more I try other distributions the more I appreciate Slackware.

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