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Old 05-26-2011, 02:07 AM   #16
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I just want to say that the Slackware forum is a good place to swap ideas. On other fora, which I shall not name, asking questions or giving suggestions often results in foolish or even hostile replies. I do not use Slackware, but posting a simple question resulted in unsolicited and useful advice. All of the responses have also been intelligent. Three cheers for the Slackware community.
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Originally Posted by fotoguy View Post
I thinks it's mainly because of it's installation screen which tends to make people a bit nervous.
I think this is quite true.

The other thing is that Slackware does not offer to set up partitions automatically.

Partitioning can be intimidating the first time. When I did my first Slackware install (then redid it three times that first day because I didn't read the screens diligently), I found cfdisk to be much friendlier than fdisk, because it helped me to visualize the entire disk more easily than did fdisk.


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