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Old 02-06-2018, 05:03 PM   #1
Bindestreck
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Cheers for Slackware!


Hi!

Just want to raise a glass for Slackware that served me for 6 years, and still serving.

Cheers Slackware! The best distro ever!
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Old 02-06-2018, 05:45 PM   #2
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Slinte!
 
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Old 02-06-2018, 05:51 PM   #3
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Cheers Slackware! The best distro ever!
Very true! I've been slacking since 2004 (version 10.0).
Praise Bob!
 
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Old 02-06-2018, 06:34 PM   #4
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Das Leben ist bezaubernd, man muss es nur durch die richtige Brille sehen.
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Old 02-06-2018, 06:40 PM   #5
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I'll drink to that! Slackin' since v.12. And cheers to the guy with the best Slackware/fluxbox desktops I have seen.
 
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Old 02-06-2018, 07:48 PM   #6
Daedra
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Cheers to 18 years here, started with 7.1. Long live the best!
 
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Old 02-06-2018, 10:28 PM   #7
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Agreed... but after one too many toasts....
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Old 02-06-2018, 10:37 PM   #8
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I started my Linux experience with Slackware, quite by accident (whatever distro I tried in install first did not cooperate with me).

It was a happy accident. Thanks to learning how to use Slackware, I find no other distro intimidating, because Slackware taught me how to figure stuff out. Figuring stuff out is a quite valuable skill . . . .
 
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Old 02-07-2018, 04:34 AM   #9
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Viva o Slackware !

I started Linux with Mandrake 5.3 and then 6.0. I quit Mandrake at version 7.2 and started to play with Slackware 7.1 only for fun. When I felt comfortable with Slackware, I started to play with Linux From Scratch. Got tired and returned to Slackware 11 and have been using it since. I work with SLES 11, but have Slackware installed in 3 machines of my own plus 3 virtual machines in the office. All my windows installations have one Slackware VM at least.

Viva o Slackware !
 
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Old 02-07-2018, 04:56 AM   #10
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Praise Bob!
JR 'Bob' or Alienbob?

I've been with Slackware for the glorious longevity of [drum roll] one month.
 
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Old 02-07-2018, 06:50 AM   #11
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Cheers to Slackware! Started my Linux adventure with Slackware v10.1, been 12 years now. Never needed to run with any other distro.
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Old 02-07-2018, 09:28 AM   #12
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JR 'Bob' or Alienbob?

I've been with Slackware for the glorious longevity of [drum roll] one month.
Both!
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Old 02-07-2018, 10:34 AM   #13
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Cheers
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Old 02-07-2018, 10:53 AM   #14
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Many thanks to whoever created this image. Well done!
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Old 02-07-2018, 12:00 PM   #15
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Happily Slacking and Lurking since 1993.....
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