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Slackware 12.0 Released

SyniK Re:Why? (286 comments)

Slackware, being a one man deal, is nice to see Linux as one man's vision. No committees involved or any compromise in the design, but it doesn't have the resources for something like apt... Apt is nice.

On a desktop system how often after initial setup and configuration (a week just to be sure?) do you need apt-get? When installing something you just learned about? Maybe once a month tops? So maybe you use it for system upgrades/updates? rsync'ing slackware-current and "find . -name *.tgz -exec upgradepkg *.tgz" does a fair approximation of it.

A quote about being easy from an obscure 80's movie...
"Quicker and easier. Yes, quick and easy is how you bake a cake or clean a toilet bowl or shop, by mail. But quick and easy is not how you run a multi-million dollar business such as ours (Perret)."

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SyniK SyniK writes  |  more than 7 years ago Question: Is it better to abide by the rules until they're changed or help speed the change by breaking them?


SyniK SyniK writes  |  more than 10 years ago ... the heat come 'round and busted me for smiling on a cloudy day.


SyniK SyniK writes  |  more than 10 years ago You don't have to be nice to people on the way up if you're not planning on coming back down. -- Oliver Warbucks, "Annie"



SyniK SyniK writes  |  more than 10 years ago Most people in this society who aren't actively mad are, at best, reformed or potential lunatics. -- Susan Sontag



SyniK SyniK writes  |  more than 12 years ago Normal youth bullshit today... HW, Work, Chicks.

(edit: Perhaps it's not youth, perhaps it's just life)

As Freud said, "The one question I can still not answer is... what do women want?".


SyniK SyniK writes  |  more than 12 years ago It's 23:57 and I should go to bed... I think I'll play with my computer crap instead.

It's all just crap.  I think I'll get rid of it.  Anyone want a P200/P233 mmx?

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