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Old 06-06-2009, 09:11 PM   #1
Akheron
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slackpkg question


im new to slackware, and im used to using yum for my updates.

so how do i update slackware? do i use both slackpkg update and slackpkg upgrade-all?

any help would be awesome.
 
Old 06-06-2009, 09:47 PM   #2
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Man slackpkg will tell you what you need to do. In short, uncomment one of the appropriate mirrors then update Slackpkg and then upgrade your packages.
 
Old 06-07-2009, 12:21 AM   #3
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There is also slapt-get package manager. I sort of emulates synaptic package manager.
 
Old 06-07-2009, 01:20 PM   #4
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Thanks guys!
 
  


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