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upgrade to Slackware 12.2

Posted 12-13-2008 at 02:00 PM by Sonneteer
Updated 12-14-2008 at 09:56 PM by Sonneteer

The upgrade from slack 12.1 to slack 12.2 went fairly well. There were only a few issues, mostly with third party packages.

On the first boot, rc.serial made a lot of output complaining of nonexistant devices. But this was only a one time occurrence.

fbpager no longer works with the new fluxbox, but there has been some recent development with fbpager so there may be a new release at some point that will solve this. Tried fluxter with no success. For now I have switched...
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Video Encoding x264

Posted 12-02-2008 at 12:44 PM by sluckz
Updated 12-02-2008 at 03:56 PM by sluckz

I have been running lenny on a p4 box. I want to be able to encode using avidemux and x264. Apparently lenny and their derivatives have some dependency issues when trying to setup an encoding box using the latest apps, mainly mplayer, avidemux and x264. so if i am going to have to compile a bunch of crap anyway i will use Slackware and rely heavily on www.slackbuilds.org

UPDATE:
i have
  • installed Slackware 12.1
  • updated Slackware
  • added dri intel i810
  • fixed scroll
...
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A new Slackware users first impressions

Posted 11-26-2008 at 04:42 AM by linuxpokernut

I recently installed Slackware 12.1 on my machine and I would like to share my first impressions. Ill have to share my past experience with *nix a bit here.

Unix/Unix shell at work in a factory.
Fedora 4, 5, 7, 8
Ubuntu/Kubuntu 7.04 and on
Slax 4+ (popcorn is my favorite poket OS.), knoppix 4+, Live Ubuntu, Gentoo live.

The first task was making my machine dual bootable. I wanted to keep Slackware "invisible" to my wife. She supports me...
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