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Poll: Are you using any Slackware derivative distributions?
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I am a Slackware user and i also have a Slackware derivative installation
I am a Slackware user and i use a Slackware derivative as a live medium
I am a Slackware user and i also use Absolute Linux
I am a Slackware user and i also use AUSTRUMI
I am a Slackware user and i also use Porteus
I am a Slackware user and i also use RIPLinuX
I am a Slackware user and i also use Salix OS
I am a Slackware user and i also use VectorLinux
I am a Slackware user and i also use Zenwalk
I am a Slackware user and i also use another derivative not listed above

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Old 06-14-2011, 06:24 AM   #16
brianL
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Registered: Jan 2006
Location: Oldham, Lancs, England
Distribution: Slackware & Slackware64 14.1
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Slackware only. But I have had Zenwalk and Vector installed in the past, and recently tried Salix in VirtualBox.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 06:24 AM   #17
CTM
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Distribution: Slackware64 14.0 / 14.1
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I use a stock Slackware system, but if I need some software that's already being provided by one of the derivatives (usually Salix or Zenwalk) I'll grab the slackbuild from their repos and compile it myself. That way I get the best of both worlds: a stable, well-supported, constantly-updated distribution while not missing out on software that I want/need.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 06:26 AM   #18
Hannes Worst
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Slackware only at the moment (and antiX). I' ve tried Zenwalk for some time, but at the end it was not meant to be.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 07:35 AM   #19
hitest
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Location: Prince Rupert, B.C., Canada
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Slackware 13.37 on four boxen, one box with Slackware-current. I don't use any derivatives.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 07:46 AM   #20
imitheos
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Location: Greece
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Multilib Slackware64-current on my main box and Slackware-current on 2 older machines (P4-3GHz and PIII-550MHz)
 
Old 06-14-2011, 07:57 AM   #21
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Location: slovakia
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slackware only
 
Old 06-14-2011, 08:04 AM   #22
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Location: Hanover, Germany
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Slackware only.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 08:44 AM   #23
titopoquito
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Location: Ruhr Area, Germany
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Slackware only here, too
 
Old 06-14-2011, 08:45 AM   #24
samac
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Slackware only, but I sometimes take a package from the SalixOS repositories if I cant get it from slackbuilds.org.

samac
 
Old 06-14-2011, 09:22 AM   #25
H_TeXMeX_H
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Registered: Oct 2005
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Distribution: slackware64
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One of my computers uses Salix, the rest use slackware.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 09:31 AM   #26
vonbiber
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Distribution: slackware
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I use slackware and a number of live systems based
on slackware: slax, RIPlinux, pmagic, ...
 
Old 06-14-2011, 09:59 AM   #27
bgeddy
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Registered: Sep 2006
Location: Liverpool - England
Distribution: slackware64 13.37 and -current, Dragonfly BSD
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Slackware only here too.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 10:07 AM   #28
allend
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Location: Melbourne
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I use Slackware and Slackware64. It has been a few years since I last booted from a Slax CD. I did take a script from VectorLinux last year. But a derivative installed and in use? Que?
The lack of a Slackware only option is a serious omission.

PS - This is starting to look like a subscriber list.

Last edited by allend; 06-14-2011 at 10:08 AM.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 11:31 AM   #29
Perceptor
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Distribution: Slackware 13.37
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Pure Slack.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 12:01 PM   #30
PrinceCruise
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Location: /Universe/Earth/India/Pune
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*Embarrassed face* Salix 13.1 for some months, now Salix 13.37 xfce.
I personally think it's not so far when Slack will be my main desktop OS. *touchwood
 
  


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