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Slackware
SackWare logo.jpg
Slackware GNU Linux 14.1.png
Slackware 14.1
Company / developer Patrick Volkerding
OS faimily Unix-lik (based on Softlanding Linux System)
Wirkin state Current
Soorce model Open soorce
Initial release 17 Julie 1993; 26 years ago (1993-07-17)[1]
Latest release 14.2 / 30 Juin 2016; 3 years ago (2016-06-30)[2]
Available in Multilingual
Update method pkgtools, slackpkg
Package manager pkgtools, slackpkg
Platforms IA-32, x86-64, ARM, S/390
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
Userland GNU
Default uiser interface CLI
License GNU General Public License
Offeecial wabsteid www.slackware.com

Slackware is a Linux distribution creatit bi Patrick Volkerding in 1993. Oreeginally based on Softlanding Linux System, Slackware haes been the basis for mony ither Linux distributions, maist notably the first versions o SUSE Linux distributions,[3][4] an is the auldest distribution that is still mainteened.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Patrick J. Volkerding <bf703@cleveland.Freenet.Edu> (17 Jul 1993). "ANNOUNCE: Slackware Linux 1.00". Newsgroupcomp.os.linux. Usenet: 227gd4$jtq@usenet.INS.CWRU.Edu. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  2. Slackware Release Announcement, The Slackware Linux Project, 30 June 2016 
  3. SUSE distributions (Slackware-based)
  4. Slackware-based Linux Distributions
  5. Distrowatch.com. "Top Ten Distributions".