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Old 07-16-2016, 07:25 PM   #1
fieldaj
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Anniversary


Happy Birthday Slackware!!
 
Old 07-16-2016, 08:27 PM   #2
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Long drinks to^W^W live Slackware!
 
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Old 07-17-2016, 03:35 AM   #3
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22 years, congrats !
 
Old 07-17-2016, 03:44 AM   #4
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May be I should make a 23 $ donation...

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Old 07-17-2016, 05:00 AM   #5
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23 years from 17 July 1993 now, not 22.
 
Old 07-17-2016, 07:22 AM   #6
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wiki says: the first Slackware release, version 1.00, was distributed on 17 July 1993 at 00:16:36 (UTC)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SLACKWARE! <3

Many happy returns.

Thanks to Pat & co. xxx
 
Old 07-17-2016, 09:05 AM   #7
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wiki says: the first Slackware release, version 1.00, was distributed on 17 July 1993 at 00:16:36 (UTC)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SLACKWARE! <3

Many happy returns.

Thanks to Pat & co. xxx
homepage says 16. July
http://www.slackware.com/announce/1.0.php

but anyway, happy birthday
 
Old 07-17-2016, 10:55 AM   #8
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Even though the release of Slackware version 14.2 was recently announced, I encourage the yearly anniversary donation/purchase.

I have a nephew born on Christmas day. When he was young we made a special effort each year to recognize his birthday and not let it get forgotten by Christmas celebrations.
 
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Old 07-17-2016, 12:22 PM   #9
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Even though the release of Slackware version 14.2 was recently announced, I encourage the yearly anniversary donation/purchase.
A few more bills to pay and then I'll order a DVD subscription. Just hoping the DVD turns out better-looking than the Heanet ISOs I've been downloading!

;-)

Interesting fact: July 16th is also the anniversary of the first atomic bomb test.

Last edited by Gerard Lally; 07-17-2016 at 12:25 PM.
 
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Old 07-17-2016, 04:20 PM   #10
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Happy b-day and many thanks to PV for Slackware Linux!!
 
Old 07-16-2017, 07:20 PM   #11
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24 years! Happy Birthday, Slackware!
 
Old 07-16-2017, 07:37 PM   #12
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Happy Birthday to the best and oldest in use!!!

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"Good individuals are the hope of the world, regardless of whether their lives manifest on a small or large scale in terms of worldly achievements. A good individual lives and works to achieve self-mastery." Taoist Proverb
 
Old 07-16-2017, 09:45 PM   #13
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Me, too.

Slackware taught me to understand Linux. And then there's the whole rock-solid thing . . . .
 
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Old 07-17-2017, 12:46 AM   #14
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Happy Birthday to Slackware, a huge monument in the Linux world.

Many thanks to Pat and the whole team, and I wish them many many more prosperous years.
 
Old 07-17-2017, 01:20 AM   #15
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Thanks for the anniversary reminder. I just sent my $24 birthday gift to help support the continuation of Slackware.
 
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