A Slackware Desktop Enhancement Guide
by Darrell Anderson
Publisher: Human Readable 2014
The pros and cons of Slackware could be summarized in one word: minimalism. The goal of this guide is to help people overcome some of the common usability hurdles infamously associated with Slackware. The result is a stable and satisfying operating system and one that responds well.
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