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Old 04-07-2011, 02:54 PM   #1
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Linux Foundation and 20 Years of Linux - Slackware Mention


The Linux Foundation's timeline on the 20 years of Linux includes Slackware!

http://8.mshcdn.com/wp-content/uploa...nfographic.png
 
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Old 04-07-2011, 03:07 PM   #2
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Yeah. Good. It's about time Slackware got some credit and recognition, instead of all the usual dismissive/negative reviews.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 03:09 PM   #3
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Wow!
 
Old 04-07-2011, 03:21 PM   #4
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Nice find rmjohnso.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 03:31 PM   #5
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I hope that Pat be able to hold Slackware's helm at least for the twenty years to come - then B. C. V. will be able to take over.

Of course I am assuming that BDFL is a hereditary.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 03:37 PM   #6
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Wow!
Praise "Bob"!
There's a short 20th birthday video, too. But it's no good 'cause it doesn't mention Slack.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=5ocq6_3-nEw
 
Old 04-07-2011, 03:48 PM   #7
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WoW! No Debian in there
 
Old 04-07-2011, 03:54 PM   #8
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Here is the full page if anyone is interested / can't find it.

http://www.linuxfoundation.org/20th/
 
Old 04-07-2011, 04:49 PM   #9
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Here is the full page if anyone is interested / can't find it.

http://www.linuxfoundation.org/20th/
Or you can follow the link from the slackware.com homepage now.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 04:54 PM   #10
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Congratulations, Mr. Volkerding!

And in the beginning was Slackware!
 
Old 04-07-2011, 05:09 PM   #11
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@rmjohnso good find!
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It's about time Slackware got some credit and recognition, instead of all the usual dismissive/negative reviews.
Too right - although to be honest I think Slackware does get quite a lot of credit and recognition - especially with proper "Linux-heads".
To anyone interested in the history of the linux distros this timeline gives a good idea - it's what made me first decide on Slackware as my introduction to Linux quite a long time ago - thankfully the right choice for once.

Last edited by bgeddy; 04-08-2011 at 11:19 AM.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 06:22 PM   #12
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I could not find myself on the timeline!
Does it mean that I'm not famous?
 
Old 04-07-2011, 06:58 PM   #13
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Talking

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I could not find myself on the timeline!
Does it mean that I'm not famous?
Who are you?
 
Old 04-07-2011, 07:27 PM   #14
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Thanks for that link, rmjohnso Very cool to see our distro at the beginning of it all!
 
Old 04-08-2011, 08:22 AM   #15
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so how come the timeline link links to this:
http://it's%20about%20time%20slackwa...tive%20reviews.

????????
 
  


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