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Old 09-27-2004, 12:42 AM   #1
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What's darkstar?

It's a common word I've seen in the Slackware forums. I'm just curious what it is. Thanks.

Old 09-27-2004, 12:46 AM   #2
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a song by the grateful dead?

i think it used to be the default slackware hostname.
Old 09-27-2004, 12:54 AM   #3
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Ohhh!!! Cool!
My friend had an old version of Slackware. I guess that's what it is.
Old 09-27-2004, 02:06 AM   #4
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It is a reflection of Patrick Volkerding's personality and likely the name of a computer he owned/owns.
Old 09-27-2004, 02:34 AM   #5
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a song by the grateful dead?
I hope not!
Old 09-27-2004, 03:55 AM   #6
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whats wrong with the greatfull dead?

good dead song.

link about GD's darkstar

patrick interview quite old but a good one. hard to imagine he followed the dead for a year.


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