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Distribution: Slackware 13.37 (64-bit on desktop, 32-bit on netbook)
Slackware 1.0 Released
Looks like distrowatch is having a little April Fools fun.
Patrick Volkerding has announced the release of Slackware Linux 1.0, a Linux operating system for computers coming on 24 floppy disks and featuring Linux kernel 0.99pl10 with PS/2 mouse and normal hard drive support: "The Slackware Linux distribution (v. 1.00) is now available for anonymous FTP. This is a complete installation system designed for systems with a 3.5" boot floppy. It has been tested extensively with a 386/IDE system. The standard kernel included does not support SCSI, but if there's a great demand, I might be persuaded to compile a few custom kernels to put up for FTP. This release is based largely on the SLS system, but has been enhanced and modified substantially. There are two main disk series, A (13 disks) and X (11 disks). Some of the features: kernel source and image at 0.99pl11 Alpha compiled with normal hard drive and PS/2 style mouse support." Read the rest of the release announcement for more information. The complete set of 24 floppy disks is available for download from ftp.slackware.com.
When I started with Slackware (in march of 1994) I got about 56 floppydisks, I don't know which version of Slackware it was, but the Kernel was 1.0.
Back in those days an installation of Slackware took several hours, although I had only 210MB of diskspace and half of it was for DOS and Windows...