Computer security analysts have plenty of tools available nowadays to evaluate the security of corporate networks, servers and applications. These include Linux distributions specialising in security assessment, system recovery and digital forensic investigations….
The latest version of the oldest surviving GNU/Linux distro comes with updates galore, including a KDE4 desktop and ext4 filesystem. It perhaps even has everything for a geek. However, whether it makes the cut for a typical desktop user is the real question.
With simplicity and stability continuing to be top priorities, Slackware 12.2 doesn’t disappoint.
First, there was Slackware. And then there was Slax. As the similarity between the names suggests, Slax is actually a size-optimised (well, from 1.9 GB worth of installation files to a 190.1MB LiveCD) version of Slackware that’s meant for use as a Live CD and LiveUSB.