Well, just for the heck of it, I was browsing Amazon with the keyword "slackware" and then by author "Patrick Volkerding." It's neat to reminisce a bit. Thought I'd share a book that I'm contemplating purchasing for a penny:
And my first introduction to what Linux even was this:
Unfortunately, in 1997, I was only 17 and mom wouldn't let me reload our packard bell so that we could us my new OS. So I had to satisfy myself with just reading about it...