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I've been a long-time user of Slackware but unfortunately I had to abandon it when I went back to grad school because the software my school required was all Windows-oriented. The last version of Slackware I installed was 12.1 if memory serves. Fast-forward to today and I just recently installed Slackware 14. What a pleasure! You've done a great job with it and I just wanted to extend my kudos to all involved. I was actually almost saddened that I didn't need to do much configuring. Slackware rules! Jim
When I needed a windows program I used virtualbox and the windows cd that came with my laptop to make a virtual XP session. If you still with business grade laptops you usually get a real Windows CD that can be installed rather than an image like the consumer grade ones.
I used to put that virtual xp session in full screen and hand someone the laptop and they couldn't tell it was running under Slackware, the performance hit it that small.
Thanks all, it does feel good to be back in the slack. I just kinda wish there was more tinkering to do! All of my hardware was recognized right out of the box and the only work I had to do was switching from the huge kernel to the generic-smp kernel and even that only took a few minutes.