SlackwareThis Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
There is less than 24 hours left to vote in the 2015 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards. Click here to go to the polls. Vote now and make sure your voice is heard!
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
Distribution: slack current with 220.127.116.11 (still off the hook)
I run them both and Slack 9.1 I installed it on reiserfs as well. I don't know how much difference that can make but I found them pretty much the same speed wise but as Win32Suck said is smoother, Gnome 2.6 rules....
The GUI almost the same thing and the core no difference at all...
that question is impossible to answer. why would slackware 9.1 be faster or slower than slackware 10.0 all slackware does, is update older versions of programs with newer versions and occasionally add/remove some programs. perhaps version 2.0 of program X which is in 9.1 to encode video is faster that version 3.0 of program X which is in 10.0. But at that same time version 3.0 of program Y to view emails in slackware 10 could be faster than version 2.0 of program Y in slackware 9.1. it's all very relative.
having said that, I have the latest and greatest 10.0 so I am special :-)
I'm special. Really, I am. I think I'm special anyway...
I can't really tell any significant difference in speed between the two. Boot is faster in 9.1. X.org vs XFree to me did not make a significant difference. And I use FVWM most of the time so can't really comment on KDE or Gnome.