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Submission + - Slackware: I'm not dead yet!

xclr8r writes: The longtime tinkering and learning distro of Linux http://www.slackware.com/ found itself at the center of rumors and speculation when its website was down for a few days. Caitlyn Martin voiced concerns in DistroWatch and declared that she would be basing the new project off a distro with a more secure future. Meanwhile contributors continued to plug along with additions to the change log http://slackware.osuosl.org/slackware64-current/ChangeLog.txt . Eventually Eric Hameleers expanded on his initial communication of "old hardware — lack of funds" to a more thorough explanation quoted in the article. Have you're pop up blocker ready: http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/270628/reports-slackwares-death-way-premature
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Slackware: I'm not dead yet!

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The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to hang yourself. And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.

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