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Slackware Pros

Stable

Strong adherence to UNIX Principals

Ideal to learn more of Linux

Oldest surviving Linux distro

One more distro which is init based

Package management

No systemd

Slackware Cons

Not user-friendly

Large size live ISO

Niche/small community

Very slow release cycle

Narrow repos

Dependency issues

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