Slackware the oldest distribution released version 15

Slackware is one of the oldest Linux distributions, and version 15.0 was released yesterday. The fact is important as the latest version of the distribution (14.2) was released in 2016.


According to notes of the new version, the spirit of this release is: "Keep it familiar, but make it modern."

This version brings kernel 5.15.19, and updated PAM, PipeWire and PulseAudio packages. Wayland and X11 graphics systems, as well as Rust and Python 3. As graphical environments, it has Xfce 4.16 and the latest Plasma 5 (Plasma 5.23.5, Frameworks 5.90, KDE apps 21.12 running on Qt 5.15.3). DE Cinnamon and Mate are also available from third parties. The main compilers are gcc-11.2 and llvm 13.0. The default browser is Firefox 91.5 esr. You will not find…. at all sy ..systemd.

You can download Slackware from various mirrors.

I'm using it Slackware for 20 years and has always impressed me with its stability and speed. I suggest Linux friends to try it.

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