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Plex media server for Slackware

Posted 10-22-2013 at 01:50 PM by trxdraxon (The adventures of your average linux user)
Updated 10-22-2013 at 03:10 PM by trxdraxon

I got Plex media server up and running smoothly on my Slackware box and thought I would share my experience. It is pretty easy to get running but there is little to no documentation for Slackware as it is not officially supported.

EDIT: Forgot to add that the package is 32bit so you will need multilib installed.

First install the uNRAID package. Once it's installed there is a settings.ini in /boot/config/plugins/plexmediaserver that you should edit. You can edit...
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Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest kernel – 3.11.2!

Posted 09-29-2013 at 04:12 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest kernel – 3.11.2!

I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64 bit kernel for Slackware 12.0 – 14.0 and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, Zenwalk, SlackEX and Exton|Defender.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.11 kernel

READ MORE...
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Vodafone 3G Dongle (Huawei K3772) working on Slackware.14.0

Posted 06-27-2013 at 11:01 AM by rouvas
Updated 06-27-2013 at 11:19 AM by rouvas

Using the information available at http://digitalgotcha.blogspot.gr/201...wei-k3770.html I have successfully connected and used this dongle with my Slackware.14.0 installation.

For the impatient, use lsusb to ensure that you dongle is recognized by you system, something like:

Code:
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 12d1:1526 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
should be displayed. Use the HEX codes as in 12d1:1526 to feed the following command:...
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A new version of Exton-Slack 14.0 is ready!

Posted 05-18-2013 at 01:55 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Exton-Slack current is a new remaster of Slackware 14.0/current 64bit. KDE 4.10.3 (released 130507) is used as Desktop Environment. I have compiled the kernel 3.8.7 in the same way that Slackware’s kernel huge is compiled. This means that there are a lot of native support for modern hardware in “my” kernel 3.8.7-exton. Even more than what is available in Slackware’s original kernel huge. This is my third Slackware system for 64bit computers. Furthermore I have installed Grub2, which can be used...
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HOW-TO KMyMoney with XFCE desktop on Slackware 14.0 (32-bit edition)

Posted 11-18-2012 at 05:54 AM by gegechris99
Updated 11-18-2012 at 10:26 AM by gegechris99

Hello,

With the recent release of Slackware 14.0, I switched my desktop from KDE to XFCE. Don't get me wrong, I like KDE but it's starting to feel a bit slow on my main laptop (Acer Aspire 7220: AMD Semprom 3500+ 1.8 GHz - RAM 4GB DDR2).

I didn't upgrade from my previous OS (Salix 13.37), but rather made a clean installation. Because I'm using Kmymoney to manage my personal finances and I didn't want to install all the KDE packages just for that application, I made...
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