Slackware GNU/Linux operating system

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Slackware

Slackware Screenshot On 17 July 1993 Patrick Volkerding announced the completion of Slackware version 1.0 in the newsgroup comp.os.linux, interested could download by ftp the installation packages. From the beginning the public Linux standard was considered. As package format for programs TGZ of archives are used, the preferential surface is KDE. It exist only a text-based Setup. Slackware was ported for Sparc, alpha and x86 of systems. Slackware addresses itself to the experienced user and developers.

Slackware version 12.0 contains the Linux kernel 2.6.21.5 and as graphic interface KDE 3.5.7. The slighter window manager Xfce 4.4.1 can alternatively be used. The operating system offers complete support for encrypted network connections with OpenSSL, OpenSSH, OpenVPN and GnuPG. The hardware support is enlarged by PCMCIA, CardBus, USB, IEE 1394 (FireWire) and ACPI.

The 1 CD-ROM distribution Zenwalk Linux profits from the simplicity and stability of the Slackware distribution. As a slim desktop alternative it puts the main emphasis on it most current stable software releases an application per field of application and installation profiles for use as a development platform, desktop or multimedia. The simple network administration tool netpkg is contained.

12.2005 Zenwalk Linux 2.0.1
09.2006 Zenwalk Linux 3.0
11.2006 Zenwalk Linux 4.0
01.2007 Zenwalk Linux 4.2




Screenshots

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Slackware 12, Boot screenSlackware 12, LoginSlackware 12, partition with cfdiskSlackware 12, package manager
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Slackware 12, Lilo Boot menuSlackware 12, KDE Login screenSlackware 12, Shell and Internet browserSlackware 12, KDE Control Center and file manager

Versions

Date - Version
1993 July - Slackware 1.0
1994 July - Slackware 2.0
1994 Oct. - Slackware 2.1
1995 March - Slackware 2.2
1995 May - Slackware 2.3
1995 Aug. - Slackware 3.0
1996 July - Slackware 3.1
1997 April - Slackware 3.2
1997 July - Slackware 3.3, Kernel 2.0.30
1997 Oct. - Slackware 3.4, Kernel 2.0.33
1998 Oct. - Slackware 3.6, Kernel 2.0.35
1999 May - Slackware 3.9, Kernel 2.0.37pre10
1999 May - Slackware 4.0, Kernel 2.2.7
1999 Oct. - Slackware 7.0, Kernel 2.2.13
2000 June - Slackware 7.1, Kernel 2.2.16
2001 June - Slackware 8.0, Kernel 2.2.19
2002 June - Slackware 8.1, Kernel 2.4.18
2002 Aug. - Slackware 9.0beta, Kernel 2.4.19 based on gcc 3.2
2004 June - Slackware 10, Kernel 2.4.26 gnome 2.6.1 kde 3.2.3 X11R6.7
2005 Feb. - Slackware 10.1
2006 Oct. - Slackware 11
2007 July - Slackware 12
2008 May - Slackware 12.1
2008 Dec. - Slackware 12.2
2009 Aug. - Slackware 13.0
2010 May - Slackware 13.1
2011 April - Slackware 13.37

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