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Windows XP clings to No. 2 spot as Windows 10 gets closer CNET
Windows XP clings to No. 2 spot as Windows 10 gets closerCNETI ran Slackware for over a decade before coming over to OS X, so no biggie. I do feel for those who are not accustomed to rolling their own, though. That said, Microsoft does a lot better with support. While I understand and acknowledge that Apple is a and more »

Linux Top 3: Slackware Turns 21, Debian Squeezes and Linux 3.16 Nears LinuxPlanet
Linux Top 3: Slackware Turns 21, Debian Squeezes and Linux 3.16 NearsLinuxPlanetAfter all these years, Slackware still exists, with the most recent release being Slackware 14.1 which was released in November of 2013. All modern Linux distributions owe a debt of gratitude to Slackware for being the forebear and the trailblazer for

Linux Top 3: Slackware 14.1, Pear 8 and Frugalware 1.9 LinuxPlanet
Linux Top 3: Slackware 14.1, Pear 8 and Frugalware 1.9LinuxPlanet"We've done our best to bring the latest technology to Slackware while still maintaining the stability and security that you have come to expect," Slackware founder Pat Volkerding wrote. "Slackware is well known for its simplicity and the fact that we

Which Linux distro is best? Survey says: Slackware PCWorld (blog)
Which Linux distro is best? Survey says: SlackwarePCWorld (blog)This year, Slackware pulled into first place, with 20.59 percent, while Ubuntu dropped to 17.02 percent of the 981 votes that were collected. Next in line was Linux Mint, with 16.21 percent, followed by Debian, with 12.64 percent. For the twelfth year Top Linux and open-source programs survey resultsall 3 news articles »

A guide to Slackware and Arch Linux: getting your hands dirty with Linux Engadget
A guide to Slackware and Arch Linux: getting your hands dirty with LinuxEngadgetBack in 1991, a computer science student named Linus Torvalds announced on a newsgroup that he was creating a "hobby OS." That hobby was Linux, and today it's much more than a tinkerer's operating system, with availability on all manner of hardware