The Slackware project has announced release of Slackware Linux 14.2, latest stable release of oldest running GNU/Linux distribution that can work on different platforms like desktops, server ..etc with significantly less amount of resources. To prove the resource efficiency of Slackware, the official website of project is hosted on a server with Pentium III, 600 MHz, with 512 megabytes of RAM.
We are sure you'll enjoy the many improvements. We've done our best to bring the latest technology to Slackware while still maintaining the stability and security that you have come to expect. Slackware is well known for its simplicity and the fact that we try to bring software to you in the condition that the authors intended. Slackware 14.2 brings many updates and enhancements, among which you'll find two of the most advanced desktop environments available today: Xfce 4.12.1, a fast and lightweight but visually appealing and easy to use desktop environment, and KDE 4.14.21 (KDE 4.14.3 withkdelibs-4.14.21) a stable release of the 4.14.x series of the award-winning KDE desktop environment. These desktops utilize eudev, udisks,and udisks2, and many of the specifications from freedesktop.org whichallow the system administrator to grant use of various hardware devicesaccording to users' group membership so that they will be able to useitems such as USB flash sticks, USB cameras that appear like USB storage,portable hard drives, CD and DVD media, MP3 players, and more, allwithout requiring sudo, the mount or umount command. Just plug and play.Slackware's desktop should be suitable for any level of Linux experience.Read complete release announcement in project website.