The Slackware Linux Project

About Slackware Linux

Slackware is a complete Linux Distribution designed to be the most "UNIX-like" distribution out there. It's main philosophies are simplicity and stability, etc, etc.

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Slackware 12.0 is Released!

That's right, the first 2.6(.21.5) based Slackware release is ready for download! We think you'll enjoy the latest kernel, KDE 3.5.7, XFce 4.4.1, HAL automounting for desktop users, an updated toolchain, and many other enhancements. The official announcement has more details. Also, consider supporting the project at Thanks to everyone who contributed improvements and fixes this time -- a lot of help made this a relatively smooth release.

Thanks, and enjoy!

Pat and the Slackware team