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Installing Slackware using USB thumb drive

There are several ways to install Slackware to your computer. You have network installation options available (where the packages are on a remote NFS/FTP/HTTP/Samba server) and local options (where the packages are on a DVD/CDROM or a local directory). In all these cases you need to boot your computer with Slackware’s installer. Traditionally you can […]

Massive updates in slackware-current

Today, Pat Volkerding published a massive amount of package updates to the slackware-current tree. The entry in the Slackware ChangeLog.txt measures more than 200 lines, and is probably the largest update to the development tree ever. Many of the core packages have received an version upgrade, but those changes may not be immediately visible to […]

Slackware 12.2 is nearing release

The Slackware ChangeLog.txt is full of frenzied activity these days. It may be obvious that the next official release is just around the corner. I was taken by surprise when I saw the ChangeLog entry of Mon Dec 8 22:31:55 CST 2008: isolinux/initrd.img: Added missing mount.nfs. Added INSSMB, an installer script to use a Samba […]