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Slackware has two levels. The iso files that are distributed are always the version relases, which are stable and maintained. However, once you have it installed, you can migrate to the Slackware current version, which has packages that will eventually end up in the next version release and are more beta than in the version releases. However, it it HIGHLY advisable to have a decent understanding of Slackware before migrating to current and always, always, always read the changelog before using any current packages. Sometimes things are introduced into current that can break an install unless other precautions are taken. That is why you see people getting into trouble with automatic updating programs like Swaret. They just point it at current and blindly assume that nothing bad will happen. That is a bad assumption to make.