On July 17, 1993 Slackware was born. After 21 years Slackware continues to rock. We at unixmen will like to say Happy 21st Anniversary to Slackware and kudos to the developers and the maintainer. If want to give Slackware a try why not get slack now. :D Here is a tweet the founder and maintainer (Patrick Volkerding) […]
Let’s show you how to install java JDK in Slackware 14.1, also with the same way you can install the JRE version : root@slack:~# hostname slack root@slack:~# uname -a Linux slack 3.10.17-smp #2 SMP Wed Oct 23 17:13:14 CDT 2013 i686 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2520M CPU @ 2.50GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux root@slack:~# cat /etc/slackware-version Slackware 14.1 Let’s […]
I have installed Slackware Linux version 13.37 and have updated it to the latest version. How did I this? First, add to /etc/slackpkg/mirrors the 14.0 repository. In performed this: http://ftp.nluug.nl/os/Linux/distr/slackware/slackware64-14.0/ Now to sync and update the packages: # slackpkg check-updates # slackpkg upgrade-all (K)eep the old files and consider .new files later (O)verwrite all old […]
LAMP is a combination of free, open source software. The acronym LAMP refers to the first letters of Linux (operating system), Apache HTTP Server, MySQL (database software), and PHP, Perl or Python, principal components to build a viable general purpose web server.
Zenwalk GNOME 7.0 is released!. Based on GNOME 2.32.1. Zenwalk GNOME 7.0 is the last step before going to GNOME 3.0. Zenwalk GNOME keeps the same way as the standard Zenwalk edition, a clean and clear desktop. Hal support is removed, NetworkManager is preferred instead of wicd, Rhythmbox is also introduced as the default music […]
Zenwalk 7.0 is released, This release brings several major changes at user level and system level. At user level, the Xfce desktop environment has been updated to major version 4.8.1, coming with a new VFS, Xfce 4.8 allows CIFS and SFTP shares browsing through the file manager, making it mostly feature equivalent to GNOME while […]
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.