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Old 11-20-2017, 05:35 PM   #106
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Slackware was difficult for me, coming from Windows. That is my experience and not anyone else. How do you benefit from others opinions pertaining to Slackware? I'll try it out one day if I really cared (but I dont)!!!!!
which makes me wonder, why comment on a Slackware thread pertaining to a supposed Slackware question when you do not use Slackware and according to your last sentence, which contradicts the first, have not tried it.
 
Old 11-20-2017, 05:44 PM   #107
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If you want answers to these questions you should really ask someone who considers it "difficult to install/use and expert level" (none of us here does, which is one of the reasons we use it).

The Slackware is considered by Distrowatch difficult to upgrade!

"Cons: Limited number of officially supported applications; conservative in terms of base package selection; complex upgrade procedure"

Reference: Top Ten Distributions
An overview of today's top distributions: http://distrowatch.com/dwres-mobile.php?resource=major
 
Old 11-20-2017, 05:58 PM   #108
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Personally, I don't give two f***s what Distrowatch says.
 
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Old 11-20-2017, 06:14 PM   #109
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which makes me wonder, why comment on a Slackware thread pertaining to a supposed Slackware question when you do not use Slackware and according to your last sentence, which contradicts the first, have not tried it.
First of all, I do use Slackware but don't need to have useless topics everytime someone disagree with it. And second, I didn't contradict nothing, you just didn't comprehend what I meant because you was so eager to defend the integrity of Slackware. What I meant was, (I have not tried it) caring about others opinions such as yours. Hope I'm crystal clear this time.

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Old 11-20-2017, 06:27 PM   #110
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First of all, I do use Slackware but don't need to have useless topics everytime someone disagree with it. And second, I didn't contradict nothing you just didn't comprehend what I meant because you so eager to defend the integrity of Slackware. What I meant was, (I have not tried it) caring about others opinions such as yours. Hope I'm crystal clear this time.
So you were referring to never trying opinions? Not never trying Slackware?

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Old 11-20-2017, 06:31 PM   #111
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How does one use something without ever trying it?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dan

Isn't that similar to: I've never tried alcohol but I drink beer?
I have not tried (caring). You get it now. The person that quoted me comprehended that.
 
Old 11-20-2017, 06:51 PM   #112
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So you were referring to never trying opinions? Not never trying Slackware?
Yes!!! more so (caring) LoL
You're alright with me man..........

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Old 11-20-2017, 06:57 PM   #113
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Arrow Slackware *ONLY*, ok?

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@!!!
Why do not you show up?
I was away, busy trying to make a distro other than Slackware work. I failed.

@pn: [SHOUT]PLEASE INSTALL AND RUN **ONLY** Slackware 14.2 in your VBox!!! !!![/shout]

Then, let us know 'ytf':your thoughts & feelings. Thank you. I'll be waiting, my friend
 
Old 11-20-2017, 07:56 PM   #114
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The Slackware is considered by Distrowatch difficult to upgrade!

"Cons: Limited number of officially supported applications; conservative in terms of base package selection; complex upgrade procedure"...
Instead of just looking for opinions, install and use Slackware (as I said before, neither is difficult); then you can properly evaluate Distrowatch's opinion.
 
Old 11-20-2017, 08:52 PM   #115
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Given the success of some much younger distros, why use Slackware?
Younger distributions have succeeded in attracting users, not in producing a simple, stable, easily-adapted operating system. It seems that these are not the attributes which attract users.

I want a simple, stable, easily-adapted operating system, so I use Slackware.

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The Slackware is considered difficult to install/use and expert level.

The Slackware is difficult to install/use and expert level?
No, not unless a command line interface terrifies you.
 
Old 11-21-2017, 12:05 PM   #116
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Younger distributions have succeeded in attracting users, not in producing a simple, stable, easily-adapted operating system. It seems that these are not the attributes which attract users.

I want a simple, stable, easily-adapted operating system, so I use Slackware.



No, not unless a command line interface terrifies you.
Younger distros are more targeted toward younger users who, by and large, are not used to having a simple,stable,easily-adapted distro. They want everything done for them. It's too much work, kind of like buying the raw ingredients and cooking for yourself vs. buying prepared foods.
 
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Old 11-21-2017, 12:18 PM   #117
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The Slackware is considered by Distrowatch difficult to upgrade!
Then ask Distrowatch why they use Slackware. No one here thinks it's difficult to use. Or, you could try it yourself, or just stop bothering us if you're not going to do that.

Last edited by montagdude; 11-21-2017 at 12:21 PM.
 
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:18 PM   #118
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I was away, busy trying to make a distro other than Slackware work. I failed.
That's good for signature
 
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:19 PM   #119
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The Slackware is considered by Distrowatch difficult to upgrade!
Read the support documentation. Try Slackware yourself.
 
Old 11-21-2017, 02:47 PM   #120
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I didn't start using Slackware because someone "officially" gave their seal of approval on it. I started using Slackware because it met my needs, and continues to do so to this day.
 
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