As you know, slackware use KDE as default desktop, for people that like to use Gnome instead of KDE, there are many projects that provide binary packages for an easy installation of GNOME in slackware, one of these projects is Gnome slackbuild Project.
“GNOME SlackBuild is unique in that it is designed to be a twofold project. Its aim is not only to provide users with binary packages for an easy installation of GNOME, but also a full GNOME Build System, with the goal of allowing individuals to customise and build their own GNOME packages for their Slackware system.”
For more Gnome projects for Slackware check :
Login to a terminal as root (in run-level 3, preferred), and run the following command:
- For Slackware 13.1 for x86
lynx --source http://gnomeslackbuild.org/net-install | bash
- For Slackware64 13.1 for x86_64
lynx --source http://gnomeslackbuild.org/net-install/64 | bash
Wait about 20 min until the installtion is finished.
Now always in the terminal, type gdm to start gnome manager and login