[ale] slackware, the most...LINUX-like?

Geoffrey lists at serioustechnology.com
Thu Jun 3 08:30:45 EDT 2010

Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On Wed June 2 2010, Jim Kinney wrote:
>> Once Walnut Creek started making CD sets of everything Linux on the
>> pre-'net I ordered the subscription immediately and the first set of 2 CD's
>> arrived before I had the funds scraped to buy a CD drive! That was an
>> agonizing 2 weeks!!
>> Slackware is still amazing.
> I'd have to dig them out somewhere, but I think it was Walnut creek that I 
> bought mine from.. I remember the excitement when I got a complete OS  in the 
> mail on CD !!! 1996 maybe??

Probably.  I tried Slack first in 1995.  I finally found ALE late 1995 
or early 1996.   Still have some of my original newbie posts, one from 
Jan 1996. :)

Until later, Geoffrey

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the government from wasting the labors of the people under
the pretense of taking care of them."
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