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I think you've got to try other distros, otherwise how can you appreciate how good Slack is? Distrohopping is only a bad thing if you feel compelled to try out every new distro or every release of an existing distro that comes out. Then you need Distrohoppers Anonymous.
I freely admit to being a DH for years, but I am in active recovery now. I am down to only three (Ubuntu 'cause I just can't seem to get video editing in Slack, and Fedora because I have a soft spot for it.) Slack has been my main workhorse now for almost two years. Not even tempted to fall off the wagon with another distro now. Guess you have to go through all twelve steps to finally see the light.
Oh, and it does help when you have the best forum anywhere on the net for any distro to turn to...
Last edited by BobNutfield; 07-23-2009 at 04:23 PM.
"But Slackware does have som elegant and simpler solutions - the way a bow and arrow are simpler than a gun; you can't just point and click, but those who know what they are doing can get the job done very efficiently without the damned thing suddenly blowing up in your face."