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Slackware Live Edition – Beta 2

Thanks for all the valuable feedback on the first public beta of my Slackware Live Edition. It allowed me to fix quite a few bugs in the Live scripts (thanks again!), add new functionality (requested by you or from my own TODO)¬†and I took the opportunity to fix the packages in my Plasma 5 repository […]

Slackware Live Edition

I thought it would be a cool idea to celebrate the “farewell to udev”. With the abandoned ConsoleKit replaced by ConsoleKit2 which is actively maintained by the Slackware-friendly XFCE crew, and Gentoo’s eudev taking the place of udev, we are well equipped to keep systemd out of our distro for a while. Basically¬†eudev contains the […]

Why the relative silence?

I realize that I have been kind of silent on the blog these past weeks. There are several reasons for that. Primary reason was that I was training helpdesk teams in Asia – and no, unfortunately I did not get to travel there despite original suggestions… higher authorities deemed it better (read: cheaper) to use […]

Welcome Windows user!

… I am going to show you how to create a Slackware USB installer when all you have is a Windows computer. As a Linux user, this would not cause you any problems since there is a shell script that does the work for you – all you need is the Slackware DVD and a […]

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 […]