LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions
User Name
Password
Linux - Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions.
Red Hat, Slackware, Debian, Novell, LFS, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Fedora - the list goes on and on... Note: An (*) indicates there is no official participation from that distribution here at LQ.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 12-28-2009, 02:08 AM   #31
vigi
Member
 
Registered: May 2009
Location: australia
Distribution: slackware
Posts: 177

Rep: Reputation: 27

I have been reluctant to recommend slackware as an introductory distro to my Windows friends, however Salix could fit the bill. I tried many slackware spinoffs before becoming confident enough to use pure slackware. Each distro IMHO makes the system more difficult in their attempt to do the opposite with their custom gui configuration scripts. My favourites were wolvix and Vector. Salix appears to be an unadulterated remastered slackware iso with Gslapt used instead of slackpkg, and conveniently trimmed down to fit on one CD. I installed the xfce base system, and it works very well, but why wouldn't it? it is slackware. Good customization, good repository and user friendly package system.
 
1 members found this post helpful.
  


Reply

Tags
slackware


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Improving Slackware (based) distros all to one new Slackware based distro Secu-Slack Slackware 45 02-15-2009 11:42 PM
Best KDE-based Distribution? Giant Speck Linux - Distributions 7 08-16-2008 10:16 PM
Make your own Ubuntu based distribution Tux-Slack Ubuntu 5 10-19-2007 10:10 AM
Announcing Slackware Linux 9.0! jeremy Slackware 1 03-20-2003 10:33 PM
Custom distribution based on RedHat RKolbi Linux - Distributions 1 03-10-2002 11:55 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:16 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration