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Old 07-06-2002, 02:42 PM   #1
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"You always go back to Slack" (ramble)


This is just a strange moment that I had to share with somebody. Last night I ordered Gentoo CD's, getting ready to replace this was-Redhat-but-is-now-its-own-thing setup I have now with something a bit more effective. What shows up in my mailbox this morning? A copy of slack 8.1, from a long-forgotten subscription. Coincidence? Synchronicity? More like absent-mindedness

I've been bouncing back and forth between Slackware and various other distros for about 5 years now. Even when I forget Slackware, it hunts me down and finds me!

Oh well. Why fight it? Guess it's time for the reinstall.

Sorry to fill up bandwidth with this silliness. I just had to get it off my chest.
 
Old 07-06-2002, 02:52 PM   #2
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Dude ---
You just made my day
If your Slack subscribtions has arrived "ours" cann't be far behind.

As far as Gentoo and all the rest. Let her rip.
I currently running on one box: Slackware-8.0, Debian "woody", RH7.2

And on the other old box: OpenBSD-2.8
 
Old 07-07-2002, 07:31 AM   #3
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I've tried lot of other distros, but keep bouncing back to Slack!
 
Old 07-09-2002, 11:57 AM   #4
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yep, well im a new slacker, 8.1 rc1 being the first i've ever tried, but i can tell you all fight now, once u go slack, you never go back =)
 
Old 07-16-2002, 03:59 PM   #5
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Gentoo CD's??? I thought Gentoo was just a 16 MB bootstrap with scripts to download the latest sources from official project FTP's.. Am I misunderstanding something?
 
Old 07-18-2002, 02:59 AM   #6
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Newbie should always try slackware first.

A newbie that survive slackware is a good newbie and a wanna be linux guru
 
  


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