Linux distributions based on Slackware

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Linux distributions + Slackware and Salix >

(on Wikipedia)
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=connochaet
http://www.connochaetos.org/

A (the) Free/Libre version of Slackware.

  • 2016-03-31 - They're using Slackware 14.1, so they're alive now. I'm not interested in checking them out though.
  • 2015-05-15 - This was dormant/discontinued for some time and has only just starting to awaken. Nearly-non-existent community. Obviously needs love. "KISS" is for developers not users. Not enough magic.



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Linux distributions + Slackware >

(submitted to distrowatch on 2013-06-23)
rogueclass.org

Rogue Class is a toy Linux distribution for playing games and reading books.

  • 2015-05-11 - Just doesn't do it for me. Too simple, no liveUSB, (requires?) burning to a CD. I have no clue if it can use Slackware packages. I guess everything has to be compiled from scratch, which I don't want to do.

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Linux distributions + Slackware >

http://slacko.01micko.com/download.html

A Puppy Linux for- thing, built using woof-CE. Built from Slackware.



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Linux distributions + Slackware >

(on Wikipedia)
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=Porteus
porteus.org

Although installable to a hard drive, this is generated as a LiveUSB distribution.

Fail - It "works" and its impressive for the areas it works with, but it fails on a whole lot of fundamental things, with disk space issues and module loading issues. I'd rather just use Slackware and a specialized distribution on a USB stick for emergency stuff.