This is the continuation of our previous article, where we list some of the most popular Linux Distros. You can read the first part here. Linux Distros Part 2 1. Slackware For many people, Slackware is considered the… Hackers distribution. It is the oldest Linux Distro that managed to “survive” until today, and no, it’s not the first Linux Distro as many people believe. It’s very strong and stable since 1993.
Slackware 14.2 recently released, is an open source independent Linux-based operating system with the main goals of being stable and easy-to-use by novice and experienced users alike. It is one of the oldest GNU/Linux distributions on the world. Slackware 14.2 changelog Runs the 4.4.14 version of the Linux kernel from ftp.kernel.org. The 4.4.x series is well-tested, offers good performance, and will be getting long term support from kernel.org. For people interested in running the latest Linux kernel, we’ve also put configuration files for Linux 4.