Slackware Linux is an advanced Linux operating system designed for easy and simple use as well as great stabilities. The idea is to make a Unix-like Linux distribution and provides many development tools and features for those who like to web browse and those who want additional programs.
Slackware is the _most_ stable version of Linux. It is also (perhaps) the fastest version of Linux, and because Slackware relies _heavily_ on the usage of the Command Line, Slackware basically forces you to actually _learn_ how to (properly) use Linux. However, if you feel you may be dependent on GUI's (graphic user interfaces) such as how things are done in Windows, Mac & Android, then Slackware is definitely not for you. In short, if you really wish to learn Linux and/or you need rock solid stability - for use as a server, for example - then Slackware is the best choice.
Vector Linux, often abbreviated VL, has the key features that it is built for the x86 platform, is a Slackware distribution, and has a graphical front end. There are 4 versions available which include SOHO, Standard, Light and Live.
Slackware is one of the original Linux distributions. Unlike many newer distros, such as Ubuntu or Fedora, it does not have a simple program to fetch and install software. Software must be installed manually. This makes customization easier, but complicates updating and maintenance. Slackware is a good way to learn about how Linux works, but it isn't ideal for most new users of Linux.
GNU/Linux? Plenty. Debian, Ubuntu, Arch Linux, Gentoo, Slackware, Fedora, and many more. Non-GNU Linux? Android.
Some of the top-rated Linux Servers, as complied by an IT Business source list in 2010, include, but are not limited to, Ubuntu, Red Hat, SUSE, and Slackware.
1993, making it the oldest still-active Linux distribution in existence. (Debian didn't actually come out officially until 1994, and actually didn't even begin development by the time Slackware went public.)
Linux is an operating system. In the strictect definition, it is an operating system kernel. What this means is Linux is to Ubuntu or Mint or Slackware or Android what NT is to Windows Vista, 7, and 8: It actually runs the computer and manages the hardware and programs running on it.
Debian, Fedora, Slackware, Arch, Gentoo, OpenSuse, Mageia, Ubuntu (derivative of Debian), CentOS (derivative of Fedora), Android (technically uses linux kernel)
Commercial distributors of Linux include: Canonical, LTD (makers of Ubuntu) Novell (makers of SUSE) Red Hat (makers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux) Xandros, Inc (makers of Xandros) Other distros include: Debian Fedora Slackware Linux from Scratch
Slackware was created on 1993-07-16.
Yes. Ubuntu and Red Hat are just two of the many variations, or "distros", of a Linux system. Others include Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and Gentoo.
Slackware can be downloaded free of charge from the project's website.
There's Ubuntu, Debian, Red Had, Fedora, Gentoo, Arch, Mint, SuSE, Slackware... A good way to find out is to look into Distro Watch. The web site more or less keeps a monitor on how popular a given Linux distribution is.
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This is a question without a simple answer. If by "Linux", you mean the Linux kernel, then yes. The source code is available free of cost, and you are free to modify it with only a few restrictions. If you meant "a Linux distro", then maybe. Most Linux distros, such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and Slackware are available free of charge as well, and with similar rights to modify and redistribute. However, a few Linux distros, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Xandros use a lot of proprietary software, and are not made available free of charge.
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The Linux kernel which forms the base of Linux started to be developed in 1991 It wasn't until late 1993 when Slackware first appeared that it was in any kind of usable form though - unless you were an uber geek that is. Red Hat Linux 1 appeared in mid 1994 and Debian 1 was released a year later The first Ubuntu (a clone of Debian) didn't get released till 2004
There are too many to list, as the it would take many pages to just list the titles the most common distributions are: Centos Redhat Enterprise Debian Ubuntu Slackware Gentoo
Slax is small, portable, and fast Linux operating system. It refers to itself as "your pocket operating system". It is a Slackware-based bootable CD designed with modular approach.
A Linux Distribution (distro) is lika a flavour. For example: You can go to a dairy bar and ask for ice cream, but you need to specify which kind of ice cream. Chocolate ice cream, strawberry, bubble gum, etc... You can run Linux, but you need to pick a specific type of Linux such as Ubuntu, OpenSuse, Fedora Core, Gentoo, Debian, Slackware, etc.. Different distros are generally suited for different things. There are desktop distros like Ubuntu and Mint, that are focused on end users and doing your day to day stuff like browsing the internet, writing a report for work or school or MSNing your friends. Some Linux distros are meant for running servers. These would be things like RedHat, Debian and Slackware. These will run your company website or an email server.
There are many different type of Linux operating systems available. These are called distributions (or distros.) Some of them are-Debian and it's derivatives such as ubuntufedora which is good for systems with simple and small computer system (or oldcomputer system) because of it's limited system requirements.Another Linux distribution is OpenSUSE which largely used in it organizations and sponsored by Novell.Many more Linux versions are available such as Linux mint, slackware and others. Best to check out this site below:
Linux, linux mint is a pretty popular but not as windows but it better than window. It has more features, more security, it is an anti virus system no virus has been invented or has or will for linux mint and linux
Technically. any distribution that has a proper multi-user environment set up could be used as a server. In practice, the distributions most commonly used as servers are:Red Hat Enterprise LinuxUbuntu ServerDebianCentOSFedoraSlackwareGentoo (rarely in production environments)
Linux is a clone based on the environment and look and feel of Unix. In this way, Unix was used as the model and Linux looks like it based on the Unix features and methodology.