Slackware 11.0 released (finally)

Slackware 11.0 was released yesterday to slack mirrors across the world. Slackware 11.0 has been a long time in development due partially to the major package upgrade the distribution needed to stay leading edge. This release includes the 2.4.33.3 kernel by default with the 2.6.17.13 and 2.6.18 kernels in /extra. Notable software includes Amarok, KDE 3.5.4, glibc 2.3.6, Firefox, Thunderbird, and X.Org 6.9.0.

Slackware is my preferred linux distribution due to its stability and speed. For those GI readers who visited back in the day, remember me talking about the web server 'redbaron' hosing the site? What most don't know about 'redbaron' is that the site was run from a faulty hard drive for about a year straight. I always wondered why when the server was rebooted sometimes it would hang on boot but once it was running would be fine. For some reason Slackware worked like a champ on the web server, running everything in memory so when the drive erred out it wasn't a problem. I highly recommend you take a look at Slackware 11.0.

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