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Slackware 14.2 RC2

A powerful and complete multitasking UNIX-like environment

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Slackware is an advanced and powerful Linux distribution that will offer you simplicity, flexibility and stability, retaining a sense of tradition at the same time.

The Linux system was originally developed in 1991by Linus Torvalds and now benefits from the support and contribution of millions of developers and users worldwide.

Slackware Linux is a complete operating system and is capable of serving you on any machine, whether is a simple desktop computer or a powerful server. The system provides out-of-the-box email, web and FTP capabilities. Additionally, a wide variety of editors, libraries and development tools is included, allowing you to develop and write your own software.

Slackware is a friendly and stable distribution, offering a comprehensive 32-bit multitasking "UNIX-like"environment. The system is build upon the Linux kernel version 2.6 and provides a menu-driven package system and extensive documentation. It also includes networking utilities, a mail server, an ftp server, the GNU Image Manipulation Program, C/C++ development environments, Perl, a news server, a web server, Mozilla Firefox, and many more.

Pros

  • It's Open Source and Free.
  • It may be an ideal solution for server administrators.

Cons

  • The Slackware Linux distribution may be too complicated for novice users.
  • Users must know the Linux commands and syntax in order to use this OS at its maximum potential.
Name Slackware
Version 14.2 RC2
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Slackware
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 2
All Time Downloads 7,837
Filename http://packages.slackware.com/
Filesize 4300MB
OS Support Linux, Unix
Category Utilities

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Old Versions

Software Date Added
Slackware 14.2 RC2 April 19, 2016 - Latest Version
Slackware 14.2 Beta 1 January 15, 2016
Slackware 14.1 November 12, 2013
Slackware 14.0 October 04, 2012
Slackware 13.37 May 09, 2011

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