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(on Wikipedia)

The oldest extant distribution, Slackware focuses on a sort of straightforwardness. It's not "light" or "easy", it is what it is. It's not cripplingly-difficult like Gentoo or Arch Linux. Using it is a little taxing on the mind, but doesn't actually require a whole lot of deep understanding. It's install was straightforward.

Using it, I feel "closer" to my computer.

Distribution Last tested LiveUSB Package Management Rolling Release systemd? Ease
Slackware 2016-03-25 - 14.1 text installer partial + third-party security No (1, 2, 3) "other"

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