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As you see the Arch and Slackware topics have been put in the same forum on The reason is simply the way I, as I think alot of other people do, percieve them as in many ways similar and gathering the kinds of people with similar taste and needs when it comes to the GNU/Linux flavor of their choice. In other words, those who like Slackware usually like Arch and vice versa. Same can be said about the general experience level that the two distro users seem to have.

What do you use for package manager on slackware? Do you use any? Which one would you say is best and works most seamlessly with slackware (except installpkg of course)?

There seem to be quiet a few of them now like slapt-get, swaret and even smart. Last time I tried slapt-get it was really slow to download just the package database.. it just didn't work so nice as apt-get on ubuntu (and of course other debian distros).