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View Poll Results: How Old Are You?
Age Less Than 10 0 0%
Age 10 - 19 3 0.83%
Age 20 - 29 71 19.72%
Age 30 - 39 103 28.61%
Age 40 - 49 80 22.22%
Age 50 - 59 66 18.33%
Age 60 - 69 31 8.61%
Age 70 - 79 5 1.39%
Age 80 - 89 1 0.28%
Age Greater than 89 0 0%
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Old 08-13-2013, 03:48 AM   #46
GazL
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So far, the distribution across the 20s,30s,40s,50s categories all seem pretty equal. Interesting to note that no one younger than Slackware itself has admitted they're using it.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 03:58 AM   #47
Buumi
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Registered: Dec 2010
Location: Finland
Distribution: Slackware 14.1
Posts: 60

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Interesting that I'm probably youngest one so far. Just turned 20 a few weeks ago.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 04:09 AM   #48
Slax-Dude
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Registered: Mar 2006
Location: Valadares, Portugal
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 320

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Roughly 6 months from now I'll be in category 5...
*sigh*
 
Old 08-13-2013, 05:18 AM   #49
Didier Spaier
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Registered: Nov 2008
Location: Paris, France
Distribution: Slackware{,64}-{14.1,current} on a Lenovo Thinkpad W520
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V nz fvkgl sbhe

Tip: Slackware includes what you need to decode that.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 05:31 AM   #50
chexmix
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Registered: Apr 2002
Location: Arlington, MA
Distribution: Slackware, Debian, OpenBSD
Posts: 221
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Talking

52, single and bitter about it ... though I admit that if I was not single I wouldn't have nearly as much time for ... fun ... stuff ... like ... this ...
 
Old 08-13-2013, 07:13 AM   #51
andyt22
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Registered: Sep 2005
Location: North London, England
Distribution: Slackware,OpenSuSE,Debian
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I'm only just in category 7 but what the hell - been using Slack since version 0.9!

Nice to see how lively this forum is still - haven't visited Linuxquestions in ages (I look after lots of other Linux distros, FreeBSD, Solaris & its clones and Tru64 stuff even for a living) but came here today after running into a problem with installing Slack64 14.0 after I rebuilt my old 32-bit Slack 13.37 PC with 64-bit mobo, SAS controller, etc.

Cheers!
 
Old 08-13-2013, 07:52 AM   #52
mrclisdue
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Distribution: Slackware -current, 14.1
Posts: 1,061

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56 in week.

Slackware since 10.2 iirc, so 5-ish years, Linux for 11 yrs, 'puters since , watfor/watfiv(1972?)...learned fortran, basic, cobol and pl1 in hs...used sliderule in hs...I think my brother is using his first calculator as a boat anchor....

cheers,
 
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Old 08-13-2013, 09:02 AM   #53
camorri
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Location: Somewhere inside 9.9 million sq. km. Canada
Distribution: Slackware 14.1
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I'll hit 65 later this year. Slack keeps my brain young though.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 10:04 AM   #54
etienne
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Registered: Jul 2007
Location: Belgium
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 46

Rep: Reputation: 18
I'm in category 4 (39) but will be in category 5 in 1 month and 3 days...
 
Old 08-13-2013, 10:11 AM   #55
Timothy Miller
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Location: Arizona, USA
Distribution: Debian Stretch, Netrunner rolling, Mageia...
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36. Although I'm not an active full time user. I install it probably once a year, use it for a time, realize that I don't enjoy having no automated dependency resolution, and replace it with something else. Rinse and repeat every so often.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 10:29 AM   #56
Habitual
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Location: Yawnstown, Ohio
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Didier Spaier View Post
V nz fvkgl sbhe

Tip: Slackware includes what you need to decode that.
pyrire. Fubhyq unir yrsg bss gur "gvc"

Get off My Lawn!
 
Old 08-13-2013, 10:41 AM   #57
willysr
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Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Jogja, Indonesia
Distribution: Slackware-Current
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Still in 30, start using Slackware since 2005, so at 22 years
 
Old 08-13-2013, 11:11 AM   #58
mattallmill
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Registered: Nov 2009
Location: Salina,Kansas
Distribution: Slackware64-current
Posts: 279

Rep: Reputation: 48
I am 101001 years old. Been slackin' since v. 11 (and lovin' it!)

Last edited by mattallmill; 08-14-2013 at 11:57 AM. Reason: Wrong binary representation of my age. Corrected.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 11:16 AM   #59
charles95
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Registered: Aug 2013
Location: United Kingdom
Distribution: Arch Linux
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I'm 18 years old so I'm actually younger than Slackware.

Last edited by charles95; 08-15-2013 at 04:50 AM.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 11:55 AM   #60
gmgf
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Registered: Jun 2012
Location: France
Distribution: Slackware Zenwalk
Posts: 187

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57 years, i use slackware since 3.3, i think.
 
  


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