View Full Version : Anyone using Slackware Linux??

30-12-2003, 09:11 AM
Just got Slackware 9.1 and having a play with it.
Anyone else got it??

30-12-2003, 10:23 AM
I have Slackware 9.1, and was running it for about 2 months (Had been running 9.0 for about a month before that).

Its a great and fast Distro in comparison to the speed of Redhat 9 on my machine.

I wasnt satisfied with the Slakpak's and .tgz management system (Which is why I began compiling most of my applications because I install so many!), and aside from that I'd always wanted an OS from source, so I went with Gentoo.

Im currently installing Vector 4.0 on a 486, and that's based on Slackware 9.0

I like the latest GNOME they've included though, and its very easy to make it look very stylish :-)

Im using the nuvola theme which you can get as part of the gnome-themes package.

Dont get me wrong, its the best binary-based Distro Ive used.

Find anything you like in particular about it?

30-12-2003, 12:32 PM
It is fast, but a bit harder than other distros to setup.
That is ok though, I will learn a lot.
I also have Vector 4 on an older machine but have not had a chance to play with it much yet.