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Old 07-11-2013, 11:15 PM   #31
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Here's to 20 years of Slackware, and here's to 20 more years God willing.

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Old 07-12-2013, 12:09 AM   #32
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Microsoft. Apple. Oracle. Red Hat. Ubuntu.


Thanks Pat.
Old 07-12-2013, 12:28 AM   #33
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Deepest gratitude sir, for making my computing life tolerable. Fantastic work!
Old 07-12-2013, 01:16 AM   #34
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Congratulations Pat. The creation of the original slackware was a hell of an achievement, but has been dwarfed in comparison to your keeping it going and nurturing it to its terrific -current state.

Much thanks for giving us an operating system that is a source of joy rather than annoyance.


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Old 07-12-2013, 01:43 AM   #35
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Finally, slackware is young, almost three times younger than me,

a French song said, "on n'a pas tous les jours vingt ans"

Joyeux anniversaire ..............

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Old 07-12-2013, 02:16 AM   #36
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Happy birthday, Slackware! Only one more year before I can legally run 'installpkg beer.txz' on you

I'm tempted to grab a copy of a very early release (1.01 is on; I wonder if any older versions are lingering on some old FTP server somewhere) and see if I can get it installed. I already have SLS running on my oldest machine (Compaq Presario 1210) and it would be fun to play with them side-by-side and see the similarities and differences.
Old 07-12-2013, 02:37 AM   #37
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Happy "Slack" Day!
Old 07-12-2013, 02:55 AM   #38
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Praise Bob!
And thank you, Pat for the work put into this and the attention to the community.
My machine has been dual-boot for a long time: A Slackware partition for things to work and another partition for trying out all the other new stuff. Slackware runs solidly and it stays where it is.
This occasion calls for a donation, by the way.
Old 07-12-2013, 03:03 AM   #39
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And a HUGE "Thank You" to Pat!


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Old 07-12-2013, 03:22 AM   #40
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Have used Slackware on and off since the late 90's until I decided to completely dump Windows. Here's the book that got me started:
Thanks and congratulations Pat.
Old 07-12-2013, 03:45 AM   #41
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It's great to have Slackware celebrate its anniversary almost the same day of my birthday (today) :-)

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Old 07-12-2013, 03:59 AM   #42
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Thank you!
Old 07-12-2013, 05:15 AM   #43
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Thank you, Patrick!

Congratulations, you have shown to us how a nice guy can lead the greatest linux distribution.
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Old 07-12-2013, 05:56 AM   #45
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Congrats and happy birthday! Many thanks for making, developing and maintaining the greatest Linux distribution around.



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