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Old 05-06-2012, 11:01 AM   #301
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foka

is it possible that you delete your post?
things here had just settled down for a while...
 
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Old 05-06-2012, 11:02 AM   #302
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I have read some news that has me worried about this and also about some difficulties that the project is suffering.
I think you should tell us what you have been reading---or what you think the difficulties are----please be specific
 
Old 05-06-2012, 11:02 AM   #303
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This again? Really?
 
Old 05-06-2012, 11:10 AM   #304
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I think you should tell us what you have been reading
At this point I think we'd all rather he didn't. This topic has been done to death recently.
 
Old 05-06-2012, 11:18 AM   #305
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At this point I think we'd all rather he didn't. This topic has been done to death recently.
Touche---I was not privy to other relevant discussions. But the general admonition is valid, n'est-ce pas?
 
Old 05-06-2012, 11:26 AM   #306
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Oh absolutely Pix. Wasn't having a go at you, just didn't want him to follow up on your suggestion.
 
Old 05-06-2012, 11:33 AM   #307
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Shite! This damn thing will _not_ die if you hit it with a pile driver, drive a wooden stake through the heart, shoot silver bullets coated with garlic, explode a petrol tanker near it, redirect meteors from outer space, infect with anthrax ... etc. A Hollywood nightmare.
Slackware-current has just had a major bump with a new version of X. KDE 4.8.2 has been released. XFCE 4.10 is under active development for inclusion. All the developers (including the BDFL) have been active in this forum in the last week. The heart is pumping hard, the lungs are heaving. Slackware is alive and kicking!
@OP - Please, please, please edit the title of your post to read "Slackware is dying - NO WAY!!" and then mark it as solved.
 
Old 05-06-2012, 11:44 AM   #308
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A side-issue:

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XFCE 4.10 is under active development for inclusion.
Do you mean the team are working on getting 4.10 ready and tested for merging into -current? Because if so, that's great to hear
 
Old 05-06-2012, 11:48 AM   #309
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@CTM - http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ml#post4670642
 
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Old 05-06-2012, 12:00 PM   #310
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Hi,

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Originally Posted by foka View Post
No! I dont want make any kind of terrorism, but often the site of Slackware has been down (at least at this moment when I write this).

I have read some news that has me worried about this and also about some difficulties that the project is suffering.

Does anyone have any news on this?
What will be the future of Slackware Project?
Please look at;
Slackware.com solutions for users.
&
So you want to be a Slacker! What do I do next?

HTH!
 
Old 05-06-2012, 12:07 PM   #311
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I think the multiple posts on this topic shows the danger of not having a working website for people interested in trying Slackware. I'm thinking back to when I started, and I'm honestly not sure if I would have bothered looking into the distro if its website was down since I don't know what I know now.
 
Old 05-06-2012, 12:57 PM   #312
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The site of Slackware has been down AGAIN... (at least at this moment when I write this).

What is happening?

Well, I edited the original thread because it was causing a huge confusion and it was not what I wanted!

I'm just worried because of some time now, especially when I recently read a thread where Alien Bob said: "Old hardware, lack of funds ..." (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...e-down-939712/)

But he did not convince me when he posted: http://noctslackv1.wordpress.com/201...eeds-your-help more specifically in the "Addendum I".

I have heard a lot of bad noise on several mailing lists about this much more than at other times ...

I'm a Slackware user for years and am only concerned with the Linux distribution that I love! .... Only this ...
 
Old 05-06-2012, 01:38 PM   #313
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the thread you have linked here goes on after that phrase: read the rest please, and read the sticky thread related.

maybe you're confusing the author of that article (Eric Layton) with Alien BOB (Eric Hameleers).

Last edited by ponce; 05-06-2012 at 01:40 PM.
 
Old 05-06-2012, 01:52 PM   #314
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What's this I hear about the death of Slack?

(ducks)
 
Old 05-06-2012, 02:28 PM   #315
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Lol, this is funnier than a circus.

Notice the op registered this month and has 2 posts, do any of you think this is strange that his two posts are doom and gloom about Slackware.

All these threads need to be merged into a mega thread and kept there so you can all look back in 20 years and see what a non event this has actually been.
 
  


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