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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, 07:19 PM   #31
D1ver
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Registered: Jan 2010
Distribution: Slackware 13.37
Posts: 527
Blog Entries: 3

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Slackware on my high powered and much loved desktop machine. Debian squeeze on my boring work Laptop, Debian squeeze (Only thing I could find a SPARC port of) on my rebuilt Sun Sparc server I found in a bin.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 07:23 PM   #32
chrisretusn
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Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Philippines
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 508

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Slackware only.

Unless you want to count a MiniCD with RIP installed on it.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 08:16 PM   #33
ewsmith
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Registered: Oct 2010
Location: Weesatche, Texas
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 72

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It's strictly Slackware here. Everything else seems wrong after experiencing Slackware.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 08:19 PM   #34
Jeebizz
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Registered: May 2004
Distribution: Slackware 14.1 64-bit with multilib
Posts: 2,092

Rep: Reputation: 222Reputation: 222Reputation: 222
Slackware only.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 09:03 PM   #35
zbreaker
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Registered: Dec 2008
Location: New York
Distribution: Slack -current, #!, vsido
Posts: 228

Rep: Reputation: 29
I've toyed with Vector (interesting...but too far removed from Slack for me) and Salix (VERY nice if I must say) but always come to the realization that at least for me, you really can't beat the original.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 09:42 PM   #36
disturbed1
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Registered: Mar 2005
Location: USA
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 1,133
Blog Entries: 6

Rep: Reputation: 223Reputation: 223Reputation: 223
Only Slackware.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 10:01 PM   #37
slackass
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Registered: Apr 2006
Location: SE Texas
Distribution: Slack64-C ML
Posts: 890

Rep: Reputation: 78
I don't "use" anything but The Mighty Slack.
However I occasionally mess around with Salix out of curiosity..
 
Old 06-14-2011, 10:30 PM   #38
dc_eros
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Registered: Nov 2006
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 292

Rep: Reputation: 39
Slackware only.

Resources is kinda limited so can't mess around with others.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 10:33 PM   #39
piratesmack
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Registered: Feb 2009
Distribution: Slackware, Arch
Posts: 518

Rep: Reputation: 133Reputation: 133
Only Slackware
 
Old 06-14-2011, 10:37 PM   #40
SqdnGuns
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Registered: Aug 2005
Location: Fountain Valley, CA / Thailand
Distribution: Slackware64 14.0
Posts: 981

Rep: Reputation: 88
I am a Slackware user and i also use RIPLinuX.

I use RIPLinuX for rescuing data from failing HDD's or just to clone them and removing viruses from MS boxes.
 
Old 06-14-2011, 11:00 PM   #41
kingbeowulf
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Registered: Oct 2003
Location: WA
Distribution: Slackware64 14.1, Slackware 14.1
Posts: 526

Rep: Reputation: 140Reputation: 140
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alien Bob View Post
I only use Slackware. If you answer to this poll, in this forum, that you are instead using a Slackware derivative, you should reconsider your options.

Eric
Ahh, then why you have a wee MS Windows logo in the corner?
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:07 PM   #42
kingbeowulf
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Registered: Oct 2003
Location: WA
Distribution: Slackware64 14.1, Slackware 14.1
Posts: 526

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Slackware only. I do dabble a bit with others to keep up on the tech. However, I only *use* Slackware. Except of course for this stupid Windows laptop my employer forces me to use. Can you believe our VPN web portal *requires* MSIE 6. Egad, man!


Hey, what the...stop...Get down! OFF! Bad Windows...BAD!
 
Old 06-15-2011, 01:36 AM   #43
sahko
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Registered: Sep 2008
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 1,041

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Thank you all for voting, next time i make a poll like this one i will try not to forget any options and write instructions on how to vote.
Even i didnt vote the way i wanted for other people to do so in this poll.

My motivation for creating it was that i switched from using system rescue cd as a live recovery medium into riplinux, since a Slackware system is much more familiar to me than a Gentoo one.
I was wondering, since Slackware doesnt have an official live CD, if other people choose any of the derivatives for that purpose as well.
 
Old 06-15-2011, 01:50 AM   #44
tmfizzle
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Registered: Nov 2008
Distribution: slackware 13.37 x86_64 desktop, Slackware-current on laptop
Posts: 43

Rep: Reputation: 2
Slackware on the desktop, mint on the laptop (although I will be installing slack on the laptop when I get back off the road) and armedslack on my sheevaplug
 
Old 06-15-2011, 02:50 AM   #45
tommcd
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Registered: Jun 2006
Location: Philadelphia PA USA
Distribution: Lubuntu, Slackware
Posts: 2,230

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Salix and Zenwalk are both great imo. Salix is more closely tied to Slackware. Zewnalk tends to be a bit more up to date while retaining the stability that Slackware is known for.
 
  


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