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Slax, that's what she said
Oh, hmm.. I always thought "Slax" was short for "Slackware." Is Slax based off of Slackware?
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Oh, hmm.. I always thought "Slax" was short for "Slackware." Is Slax based off of Slackware?
Slack is short for Slackware, Slax though is based off Slackware. Its just a live-CD of Slackware.


Getting wireless is a little easier to get work on Ubuntu,Fedora, SuSE according to a friend compared to Slackware and Arch.

As for learning about Linux itself Slackware, Arch, Gentoo are your best bets. (then maybe LFS)
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As a former hardcore Gentoo user, I don't recommend it to anybody anymore. Slack or Arch will allow you to learn just as much about the inner workings of the OS; and they actually have a clear development path. Gentoo is too all over the place and really does not have goals (at least for right now).
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Thnx for all the info.
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I vote Xubuntu... quicker lighter, all the functionality. Perfect for laptops.
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