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Slackware Linux Project is a community based project that aims to provide a software distribution that is well-maintained and easy to use. The project was founded in 2006 by a group of developers who wanted to create a distribution that would be easy to use and maintain. Slackware Linux is available as a source code tarball, binary tarball, or source tarball with source code and manual pages.

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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.

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What the advantage of slackware?

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.


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Slackware can be downloaded free of charge from the project's website.


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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.


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