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Old 10-03-2012, 11:11 AM   #1
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Thanks to the people at!

I made sure to thank the Slackware contributors, so I thought it only fair to say thanks to the people that keep up and running!

Between and AlienBob's slackbuilds, it's pretty painless to get it all just the way you like it.

Thanks to everyone involved!
Old 10-03-2012, 12:20 PM   #2
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I can not give enough praise for slackbuilds and the sbopkg tool and LQ!

If it weren't for those, I would have been hard pressed to get Slackware "up to speed" in a timely manner so I can do my work.

If they didn't exist, I may not even be using Slackware.

Chess Griffin, Eric Hameleers, Robby Workman, and the countless others, you all make it possible for the masses to enjoy Slackware.

I can only aspire to the level of your excellence.

Thank you.
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:11 PM   #3
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I gladly join the group of folks who want to say "Thank you" to the guys at, as well as Eric Hameleers. I use the fruit of their efforts as a base for my daily work.
Old 10-03-2012, 02:08 PM   #4
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So do I. Thanks all.
Old 10-03-2012, 02:12 PM   #5
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:38 PM   #6
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100% agree, I went over there today to see if submissions had opened so I could send my fixes for 14 and to my amazement it was already done, that is just above and beyond awesome. Thanks to such a great team.
Old 10-03-2012, 08:36 PM   #7
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+ 1 Thank you to the people that keep running


Thank you for all those that contribute build scripts to Slackbuilds.

And thank you to LQ for giving us a place to hang our hats.

Old 10-03-2012, 08:53 PM   #8
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Many thanks to all of the people who maintain Slackbuilds on Your tireless efforts are greatly appreciated by us!
Old 10-03-2012, 10:43 PM   #9
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A tip of the hat and a bow to Pat and the Slackware team. And to all of the Slackbuilds contributers for making a great system.
Old 10-04-2012, 04:41 AM   #10
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I won't be behind in thanking Pat & gang and LQ.

And did I tell I visited this cafe in celebration of Slackware 14 release -

Old 10-04-2012, 06:39 AM   #11
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nvm. Wrong thread.

Last edited by commandlinegamer; 10-04-2012 at 06:42 AM.
Old 10-04-2012, 09:19 AM   #12
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I want to add my thanks to all of them as well. As a new Slacker I appreciate the work they do and all I am able to benefit from them!!
Old 10-04-2012, 11:43 AM   #13
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Thanks especially for packages that are otherwise hard to build or install, like lua, fpc, ffmpeg, ogre, etc.
Old 10-04-2012, 06:50 PM   #14
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Thanks for all the great work!
So far only mono and mediamtomb don'y work on my side.
Old 10-04-2012, 07:50 PM   #15
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$ ls /var/adm/packages | grep "SBo" | wc -l
Thanks very much everyone, would not know what to do without SBo


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