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Slackware 14 – System Upgrade

I use slackpkg to manage my installed packages because I am a Slacker.

I am currently using:
cat /etc/slackware-version
Slackware 14.0

As root:

Make sure to have kernel references uncommented in your blacklist. 140 more words


Slackware on Pi Notes

To install Slackware on the Raspberry Pi, I was greatly helped by this page:


It is essentially a well written and easy to follow cook book for putting Slackware on the Raspberry Pi Model 2. 2,891 more words

Tech Bits

An Ongoing Affair with Tux - first published on October 1, 2011

What is common among  Tux,  Penguins, Lizards, Fawns, Gibbons, Herons and Lynx ? They all represent some version  /distro of Linux in general and Ubuntu in particular. 1,941 more words

Slackware 14.1

Do you like pain? Is life not annoying enough for you? Well then Slackware is for you. The command line installer is simple enough but I did have it decide it couldn’t find the DVD one time. 184 more words


SlackEX (Slackware 14.2/Current) live USB with kernel 4.5.1 and KDE 4.14.18

I have made yet another version of SlackEX. It has the latest kernel (4.5.1, released 160412) and the latest KDE (4.14.18) Desktop Environment.

New features in version 160413 of SlackEX… 151 more words



Some days ago I awakened from my sleep several hours early. I knew I would be unable to return to my slumber. I rose, took a very hot shower, started a wood fire, made and ate breakfast while browsing RSS feeds. 764 more words


Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest stable kernel – 4.5!

I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64 bit kernel for Slackware Current (14.2) and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, Zenwalk… 217 more words