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Old 08-13-2013, 04:48 AM   #46
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Registered: May 2008
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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, 04:58 AM   #47
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, 05:09 AM   #48
Registered: Mar 2006
Location: Valadares, Portugal
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 378

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Roughly 6 months from now I'll be in category 5...
Old 08-13-2013, 06:18 AM   #49
Didier Spaier
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Location: Paris, France
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V nz fvkgl sbhe

Tip: Slackware includes what you need to decode that.
Old 08-13-2013, 06:31 AM   #50
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: Arlington, MA
Distribution: Slackware, Debian, OpenBSD
Posts: 235
Blog Entries: 15

Rep: Reputation: 24

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, 08:13 AM   #51
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Registered: Sep 2005
Location: North London, England
Distribution: Slackware,OpenSuSE,Debian
Posts: 8

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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.

Old 08-13-2013, 08:52 AM   #52
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Distribution: Slackware -current, 14.1
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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....

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Old 08-13-2013, 10:02 AM   #53
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Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Somewhere inside 9.9 million sq. km. Canada
Distribution: Slackware 14.1, 14.2
Posts: 5,105

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I'll hit 65 later this year. Slack keeps my brain young though.
Old 08-13-2013, 11:04 AM   #54
Registered: Jul 2007
Location: Belgium
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 48

Rep: Reputation: 20
I'm in category 4 (39) but will be in category 5 in 1 month and 3 days...
Old 08-13-2013, 11:11 AM   #55
Timothy Miller
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Arizona, USA
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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, 11:29 AM   #56
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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, 11:41 AM   #57
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Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Jogja, Indonesia
Distribution: Slackware-Current
Posts: 3,439

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Still in 30, start using Slackware since 2005, so at 22 years
Old 08-13-2013, 12:11 PM   #58
Registered: Nov 2009
Distribution: Slackware64-current
Posts: 457

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

Last edited by 1337_powerslacker; 08-14-2013 at 12:57 PM. Reason: Wrong binary representation of my age. Corrected.
Old 08-13-2013, 12:16 PM   #59
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Registered: Aug 2013
Location: United Kingdom
Distribution: Arch Linux
Posts: 12

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I'm 18 years old so I'm actually younger than Slackware.

Last edited by charles95; 08-15-2013 at 05:50 AM.
Old 08-13-2013, 12:55 PM   #60
Registered: Jun 2012
Location: Bergerac, France
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 617

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


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