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[ale] slackware, the most...LINUX-like?



On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 5:51 PM, Preston Boyington
<preston.lists at gmail.com>wrote:

> Paul Cartwright wrote:
> > I must admit I have my very first slackware CD's still..
> >
> >
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/spotlight-linux-slackware-linux-13?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed
> :
> >
> +linuxjournalcom+(Linux+Journal+-+The+Original+Magazine+of+the+Linux+Community)
> >
> > Spotlight on Linux: Slackware Linux 13.1
> > Jun 01, 2010    By Susan Linton
> <snipped>
> > Disadvantages:
> > 1. Off-putting partitioning and installer
> > 2. No live CD/DVD
> > 3. Still uses Lilo for boot management
> > 4. Lacks multimedia codecs
> >
>
> Salix!!!
>
> http://www.salixos.org/
>
> Download the LiveCD (http://sourceforge.net/projects/salix/files/13.0/)
> and use the GUI installer along with GParted to install Salix.  Then
> click 'install multimedia codecs' in the menu to have Gslapt install them.
>
> Salix OS is fully backward compatible with Slackware and uses the
> slapt-get package management (like apt-get) with Slackware's .tgz/.txz
> package format, but adds dependency resolution capabilities.  Gslapt
> provides a GUI frontend for slapt-get.
>
> Salix does use lilo, but GRUB 2 is available for install according to
> the roadmap (http://www.salixos.org/wiki/index.php/SalixLive_Roadmap).
>
> oh, I bought a 'Slackware Unleashed' or some such a year or so back
> because it had a Slackware 3.5(?) CD included and I wanted it because it
> was the oldest I could remember that started using ELF binaries at the
> time.  :)
>
> --
>
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> http://www.arrantdrivel.com/
>
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I still use slackware, but it with topologilinux, it base on Slackware 12,
the reasons is because it uses co-linux runs on top of Windows. It's great
distro.

http://www.topologilinux.com/


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