Synonyms for slackware or Related words with slackware
Examples of "slackware"
Swaret was a program for the
Linux distribution that resolves dependencies. Swaret stands for
Puppy 3 features
12 compatibility. This is accomplished by the inclusion of almost all the dependencies needed for the installation of
packages. However, Puppy Linux is not a
Dropline GNOME is a version of the GNOME desktop environment intended for use in
has not included GNOME since 2005, Dropline GNOME is an option for
users who wish to use GNOME as their desktops.
In fact, it is not uncommon to use the information in /etc/
-version in Vector to download and install
packages from LinuxPackages.net, a common
repository, GnomeSlackBuild, etc.
For the last several years Patrick Volkerding has managed
with the help of many volunteers and testers. Volkerding manages releases of
The first versions of
were developed by Patrick Volkerding alone. Beginning with version 4.0, the official
announce files list David Cantrell and Logan Johnson as part of the "
team". Later announce statements, up to release version 8.1, include Chris Lumens. Lumens, Johnson and Cantrell are also the authors of the first edition of "
Linux Essentials", the official guide to
website mentions Chris Lumens and David Cantrell as being "
Alumni", who "worked full-time on the
project for several years." In his release notes for
10.0 and 10.1 Volkerding thanks Eric Hameleers for "his work on supporting USB, PCI, and Cardbus wireless cards". Starting with version 12.0 there is, for a second time, a team building around Volkerding. According to the release notes of 12.2, the development team consists of seven people. Future versions added people. Since version 13.0, the
team seems to have core members. Eric Hameleers gives an insight into the core team with his essay on the "History of
Development", written on 3–4 October 2009 (shortly after the release of version 13.0).
There are no official repositories for
. The only official packages
provides are available on the installation media. However, there are many third-party repositories for
; some are standalone repositories and others are for distributions that are
-based but retain package compatibility with
. Many of these can be searched at once using pkgs.org, which is a Linux package search engine. However, mixing and matching dependencies from multiple repositories can lead to two or more packages that require different versions of the same dependency, which is a form of dependency hell.
itself won't provide any dependency resolution for these packages, however some projects will provide a list of dependencies that are not included with
with the files for the package, commonly with a .dep extension.
Dropline GNOME has been criticized by some, including
creator Patrick Volkerding, for adding PAM to the system, and for replacing large system files, including the whole X11 system. However, the Dropline GNOME team has discontinued rebuilding X11 as of version 2.16.1. They use the official
packages whenever possible, and publish a list of conflicting packages for each targeted
EDE Packages are available for
slackpkg is a software tool for installing or upgrading packages automatically through a network or over the Internet for
. slackpkg was included in the main tree in
12.2 - previously it had been included in extras/ since
9.1. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
slackpkg is an automated package management tool written for
as a shell script, like Swaret. It was designed to make a
system administrator's job easier by allowing routine package management tasks to be accomplished in a single command. slackpkg does not replace the
package management tools such as installpkg and upgradepkg; rather it uses them.
As of Zenwalk 4.6, package compatibility with
is still maintained.
packages may be used to substitute Zenwalk packages where necessary. Additional package availability can be found at LinuxPackages.net.
refers to the "pursuit of Slack", a tenet of the Church of the Subgenius. Certain aspects of
graphics reflect this — the pipe which Tux is smoking, as influenced by the image of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs' head.
A documentation project for creating multimedia content on
Linux, this is a book that Klaatu wrote and updates with each new release of
. It is distributed for free, under a creative commons license.
Each release of Kongoni was named after great philosophers, including: Aristotle, Sophocles, Nietzsche and Cicero. Each version of Kongoni is compatible with the
release it was based on and can natively install packages for
ZipSlack was a specially compiled release of the
Linux distribution which was designed to be lightweight and portable. It was distributed in a ZIP archive along with the
On April 26, 2009,
removed BitchX from its distribution, citing the numerous unresolved security issues.
Elvis is the version of vi that comes with
, Frugalware, and KateOS.
Some Linux distributions, such as Debian and
(via SlackBuilds.org), have this available.
Currently, there is no official method to track the usage or number of installs of
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