Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 04-12-2013, 02:56 PM   #31
Alien Bob
Slackware Contributor
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 6,231

Rep: Reputation: Disabled

Originally Posted by a4z View Post
shadowww, thanks a lot for your words, they are a real eye opener for me, I promise that I will even work more hard from now to lower my fanboyism (except for Slackware) and to acquire knowledge, even if I have heavy doubts that I will ever reach the level of wisdom you have obviously reached.
I admire your gentleman's response, your eloquent phrasing and general respect for the environment ;-)
As for me, I would have gutted the troll and buried him under a rock.

Old 04-13-2013, 04:23 AM   #32
Registered: Nov 2007
Posts: 312

Rep: Reputation: 46
I am surprised nobody has mentioned Netbsd. If one really wants, they install applications straight from the Netbsd sources with "pkgsrc":

It's probably a PITA but if you've got nothing to do it's a good waste of time. There used to be a couple of Slackware-based distros using pkgrsc but they're no longer maintained.

There are some ready made pkgscr binaries here but I am not sure how they'd work on a modern system:


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post - a good idea? honeybadger General 23 07-27-2012 04:51 AM
LXer: Open Source: It's all LinkedIn LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 07-07-2010 02:50 PM
LXer: Open HealthCare Group on LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 05-03-2007 05:31 PM
complete Slackware rebuild tintapok Slackware 23 07-02-2005 11:56 AM
Package for Slackware, rebuild xorg Ephracis Slackware 11 03-20-2005 05:32 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:57 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration