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Old 07-12-2013, 06:20 AM   #46
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So I was just a 6 years old restless curly hair kid when Pat created that one OS which 20 years later killed my reckless distro-hopping.
Its a beer day for me. Congrats to Pat and the entire crew.

Regards.
 
Old 07-12-2013, 06:31 AM   #47
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Twenty years of coolness.
 
Old 07-12-2013, 06:56 AM   #48
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When I found Slackware I found peace. Let's keep supporting this valuable operating system, to help keeping it sane and free from false innovations pushed by RHEL-hired, would-be "prophets". Thanks for the great job!

And praise "Bob" for inspiring it.

Last edited by Philip Lacroix; 07-12-2013 at 08:02 AM. Reason: Small add.
 
Old 07-12-2013, 07:30 AM   #49
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Well done Pat keep up the great work!!!

I think Pat needs a beer for celebration and testing of course.
https://store.slackware.com/cgi-bin/store
 
Old 07-12-2013, 07:34 AM   #50
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And thank you for 20 years of stickin' to it and stayin' with it.
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 07:48 AM   #51
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Old 07-12-2013, 07:54 AM   #52
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Quote:
Verily I say unto thee that to those who haveth Slack more Slack shall be given, but whoever so should lack Slack shall lose even that.
-- J.R. "Bob" Dobbs

With that, "Bob" assures us of many more years of Slackware ahead.
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 07:56 AM   #53
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Been celebrating too much already, I see.
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:34 AM   #54
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Hi,

Twenty years, seems as if only yesterday. I wonder what some people would call *buntu at that time if it was available? Fatware?
No *buntu users were intentionally harmed or damaged.

I do remember USENET all a fire with Slackware as bloatware and a few other unmentionable names. One of many reason not to use USENET.

Slack on!
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:50 AM   #55
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using Linux from 2008. People had a mortal fear of slackware installed in me. They insisted that it was for real geeks. Hence was using Manddriva2008, later from 2009 Archlinux. In Jan 2013, was banned from AL forums, during discussions on systemd. Terrible people

From Jan 2013, became a permanent slacker. Never imagined the 'terror' slackware was so simple.

Thank you Pat, for everything so far, and everything that you will do in the future
 
Old 07-12-2013, 09:00 AM   #56
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Congrats and Thank you!
 
Old 07-12-2013, 10:35 AM   #57
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Thanks Pat
Everyone who can afford it should buy a subscription and help the project stay alive. I went several years for free, now I help the way I can, financially.
John
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:37 AM   #58
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Everyone who can afford it should buy a subscription and help the project stay alive.
Agreed! I have a subscription. Paying Pat for Slackware will ensure another great 20 years.
 
Old 07-12-2013, 10:55 AM   #59
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Agreed! I have a subscription. Paying Pat for Slackware will ensure another great 20 years.
Yep. Same relationship of mutual benefit here. Slackware keeps my company going, so I like the idea of contributing back to Slackware.
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:08 AM   #60
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Great work so far. Here's to 20 more years.
 
  


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