Ebook? Why yes - http://www.linux.org/threads/linux-kernel-the-series-free-ebook-download.5637/
Nice toothbrush? Definitely :D
As many users have already stated, Slackware is far from dead. Slackware is as dead as a slow-growing strong oak tree.
Does your BIOS support wake-on-LAN? If the BIOS does not support it, then there is no need to be worried about wake-on-Lan at the OS level....
Some other main distribution lines are Arch and Puppy Linux.
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Okay, here are some links that may help.
Linux in general:
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