Edit your /etc/slackpkg/mirrors and uncomment one of those lines or include your own mirror.Only FTP and HTTP mirrors are supported at the moment.When I began writing this review there had been 921 days since the last stable Slackware release.The apparent dormant state of development raised a few questions about the health of the distribution, but as usual the rumors of Slackware’s decline was greatly exaggerated.
Very, very annoying — especially when doing an installation.
Patrick Volkerding created the Slackware Linux distribution in 1993, based on Softlanding Linux System.
Slackware is the basis for many other Linux distributions, including the first versions of Suse Linux distributions.
If you are comfortable with Debian-style Linux distros, prepare to be uncomfortable.
The Slackware distro is the world's oldest surviving maintained Linux distribution.