Help Save Slackware

Slackware is going through hard times. In the era of rise of Linux on mobile and desktop (Google Chrome OS and Ubuntu) there are some projects like Slackware which are facing problems. has been down for a while now (it’s down at the time of this post) and they need your help.

When some users posted queries about this downtime, a Slackware contributor Alien Bob (Eric Hameleers) points out the problem:

Old hardware, lack of funds…

If you have ever used Slackware or do want to help Linux projects this is the time for you to contribute to save the project. Head to the Slackware Store and hit the ‘donate’ button. If can help them even more by buying their merchandise. Grab some T-shirts, caps or bottle opener to indirectly fund the project.

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Swapnil Bhartiya

A free software fund-a-mental-ist and Charles Bukowski fan, Swapnil also writes fiction and tries to find cracks in the paper armours of proprietary companies. Swapnil has been covering Linux and Free Software/Open Source since 2005.

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