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Old 02-25-2005, 10:56 PM   #1
Mr. Hill
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Ready to start contributing to Linux but I don't know how really

I'd like to buy Slackware because I enjoy it so much. Unfortunately I don't really know where to go for this. I'm not going to go through some shady black market deal to buy this and I want to know that my hard earned dollar contributes to the right place and such. When I'm getting this amazing software for free I feel kind of guilty. I'd like to buy Slack but where? Sure, I could get it from some guy named Joe running an illegal pirating business out of his house but I need something reliable and at the same time I need to know that I'm contributing to something that will do some good.

I am very hesitant to give out my credit card number to anyone, although I do trust, but they only sell SuSE and Mandrake I think. At the same time I'm sure I'm not going to be able to walk into Best Buy and ask them for a copy, the net is my only option I'm sure and again I'm not going to give me card number to "Joe". Any helpful advice would be great. Thanks.
Old 02-25-2005, 11:01 PM   #2
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Would you being willing to give the official slackware site you card info? I pretty sure patrick isn't going to rip you off?
Old 02-25-2005, 11:15 PM   #3
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Ehh... still a bit nervous but this site looks pretty cool.

Now we're talking! Slack T-Shirts and Software, I might buy from this place.. Thanks for the link.
Old 02-25-2005, 11:41 PM   #4
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thats the official slack doesn't get anymore slack than that
Old 02-26-2005, 07:14 PM   #5
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:34 PM   #6
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Several years ago I bought a copy of Slackware at Circuit City of all places.


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