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View Poll Results: Are you using any Slackware derivative distributions?
I am a Slackware user and i also have a Slackware derivative installation 3 5.56%
I am a Slackware user and i use a Slackware derivative as a live medium 8 14.81%
I am a Slackware user and i also use Absolute Linux 2 3.70%
I am a Slackware user and i also use AUSTRUMI 0 0%
I am a Slackware user and i also use Porteus 5 9.26%
I am a Slackware user and i also use RIPLinuX 6 11.11%
I am a Slackware user and i also use Salix OS 22 40.74%
I am a Slackware user and i also use VectorLinux 4 7.41%
I am a Slackware user and i also use Zenwalk 6 11.11%
I am a Slackware user and i also use another derivative not listed above 8 14.81%
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Old 06-14-2011, 05:24 AM   #16
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Registered: Jan 2006
Location: Oldham, Lancs, England
Distribution: Slackware & Slackware64 14.1
Posts: 6,970
Blog Entries: 52

Rep: Reputation: Disabled

Slackware only. But I have had Zenwalk and Vector installed in the past, and recently tried Salix in VirtualBox.
Old 06-14-2011, 05:24 AM   #17
Registered: Apr 2004
Distribution: Slackware64 13.37 / 14.0
Posts: 127

Rep: Reputation: 45
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, 05:26 AM   #18
Hannes Worst
Registered: Jul 2008
Location: Tilburg, The Netherlands
Distribution: Antix, Slackware, NetBSD
Posts: 88

Rep: Reputation: 35
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, 06:35 AM   #19
Senior Member
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Prince Rupert, B.C., Canada
Distribution: Slackware, OpenBSD
Posts: 4,163

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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, 06:46 AM   #20
Registered: May 2005
Location: Greece
Posts: 374

Rep: Reputation: 55
Multilib Slackware64-current on my main box and Slackware-current on 2 older machines (P4-3GHz and PIII-550MHz)
Old 06-14-2011, 06:57 AM   #21
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Registered: May 2009
Location: slovakia
Distribution: slackware
Posts: 16

Rep: Reputation: 3
slackware only
Old 06-14-2011, 07:04 AM   #22
Registered: Dec 2009
Location: Hanover, Germany
Distribution: Main: Gentoo Others: What fits the task
Posts: 15,582
Blog Entries: 2

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Slackware only.
Old 06-14-2011, 07:44 AM   #23
Senior Member
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Ruhr Area, Germany
Distribution: Slackware64 14.0
Posts: 1,517

Rep: Reputation: 90
Slackware only here, too
Old 06-14-2011, 07:45 AM   #24
Senior Member
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Westray, Orkney
Distribution: Slackware64-14.1 (multi-lib) KDE 4.11.4
Posts: 1,422

Rep: Reputation: 137Reputation: 137
Slackware only, but I sometimes take a package from the SalixOS repositories if I cant get it from

Old 06-14-2011, 08:22 AM   #25
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: $RANDOM
Distribution: slackware64
Posts: 12,928
Blog Entries: 2

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One of my computers uses Salix, the rest use slackware.
Old 06-14-2011, 08:31 AM   #26
Registered: Apr 2009
Distribution: slackware
Posts: 298

Rep: Reputation: 50
I use slackware and a number of live systems based
on slackware: slax, RIPlinux, pmagic, ...
Old 06-14-2011, 08:59 AM   #27
Senior Member
Registered: Sep 2006
Location: Liverpool - England
Distribution: slackware64 13.37 and -current, Dragonfly BSD
Posts: 1,810

Rep: Reputation: 227Reputation: 227Reputation: 227
Slackware only here too.
Old 06-14-2011, 09:07 AM   #28
Senior Member
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Melbourne
Distribution: Slackware-current
Posts: 3,411

Rep: Reputation: 837Reputation: 837Reputation: 837Reputation: 837Reputation: 837Reputation: 837Reputation: 837
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 09:08 AM.
Old 06-14-2011, 10:31 AM   #29
Registered: Jul 2007
Location: the Future
Distribution: Slackware 13.37
Posts: 104

Rep: Reputation: 52
Pure Slack.
Old 06-14-2011, 11:01 AM   #30
Registered: Aug 2009
Location: /Universe/Earth/India/Pune
Distribution: Slackware64 14.1/Current, CentOS 6.5/7.0
Posts: 750

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
*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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