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hpr3599 :: Linux Inlaws S01E56: Slackware - A User's Perspective

A discussion with a long-time Slackware user about this oldest Linux distro still alive

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Hosted by monochromec on 2022-05-19 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Linux, Slackware, Linux from Scratch, sed, LILO, Peter Jackson. 1.
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Duration: 00:44:36

Linux Inlaws.

This is Linux Inlaws, a series on free and open source software, black humour, the revolution and freedom in general (this includes ideas and software) and generally having fun.

In this episode Martin and Chris managed to ensnare a member of the Linux User Group Frankfurt (FraLUG) to talk about his history with Slackware, currently the oldest Linux distribution still maintained. If you ever fancied to know more about this grandfather of a distribution and its ins and outs, this is your show. Plus we get to know more about one of Chris' well-kept secrets...



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Comment #1 posted on 2022-05-19 16:57:26 by brian-in-ohio


This guy doesn't use slackware? How can he have a user perspective. You should interview Klaatu or Zen Floater to get a user perspective on slackware. Listen to the previous hpr by the afore mentioned Zen Floater on the alive and well Slackware 15. One last thing, dependency management is availble if you use slackbuilds to add third party software, you must add the dependencies yourself listen to gnuworldorder for a better explanation. These guys need to listen to hpr not just use it as no cost place to host their mediocre content.

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