Think od Slackel as a Slackware-Current with package dependency resolution and extras. It is a rolling distro, but it is quite stable. You just update packages every now and then, and you have the latest version of software in a stable OS. Special care is needed if you upgrade Glibc, a core part of the system.
Great support: Developer is very active in the forums and will answer any questions you may have in a matter of minutes/hours.
Slackel comes with its extra repository (not just Slackware-Current) and all the nice Salix tools for easily configuring everything. You can also install Slackel in a USB stick (persistent installation), which is great for a portable, up-to-date GNU/Linux installation. There are two window manager/desktop flavors by default (KDE and Openbox), but you can easily install any other flavor you like.
All in all, Slackel is a great distribution, and one of the easiest 10 out of 10 I've ever rated.
Version: 7.0 Rating: 9 Date: 2017-06-01 Votes: 8
Great way to try out Slackware current
seems to be very stable and reliable to use .never had more than minor hiccups which are usually put right by the forum quickly
Version: 7.0 Rating: 9 Date: 2017-05-19 Votes: 5
Excellent distro with a beautiful DE. There is learning curve at the beginning but then you have a rock solid distro. If you want the latest packages and the latest kernel, this distro is not for you.
Version: 7.0 Rating: 10 Date: 2017-05-18 Votes: 7
Above outstanding, STELLA. What a computer operating system should be. Very fast, simple and elegant desktop. Everything worked. And they did it without the problematic systemd.
A very light and strong distribution. The installer on the live CD is one of the fastest and easiest ever tested on a Linux operating system. The repository is based on Slackware current and make the system truly updated on the latest versions of the programs. A great distro without Systemd, based on the KISS principles and Unix-like solidity and simplicity.