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Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu 11.04, Slackware 13.37 266

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the if-it-ain't-broke-upgrade dept.
Approximately one billion Slashdot readers wrote in to tell us today that one of two distributions had releases: the new Ubuntu sports the Unity interface, marking a 'radical departure' from its UI of old. Now the more ancient and bearded amongst you might be interested in Patrick announcing the latest Slackware release which clearly has the most 1337 version number to date.
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Ubuntu 11.04, Slackware 13.37

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  • Re:GPT Support (Score:4, Informative)

    by 0123456 (636235) on Thursday April 28, 2011 @10:58AM (#35963018)

    IMHO there's no very strong reason to have separate swap and boot partitions and so on.

    There's at least one good reason to have separate / and /home partitions: Linux really, really hates bad blocks on the / partition, so if you use the entire disk for / then one bad block can stop you booting until you manually perform a long fsck to fix it.

Have you ever noticed that the people who are always trying to tell you `there's a time for work and a time for play' never find the time for play?