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Old 10-13-2013, 09:59 AM   #1
giorgik
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[RESOLVED}download and install software


Hello to all.
I would like to know which program of Slackware should I use to download the software for Slackware and what program to install the downloaded software. There is only one program that does everything, and what?

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Old 10-13-2013, 10:00 AM   #2
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http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Slackware-Links

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Old 10-13-2013, 01:21 PM   #3
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Go to http://slackbuilds.org/ then to the "how to" and read it. It will show you how to download
and install chemtool, if you will install chemtool by the article you can install most anything
at slackbuilds the exact same way. When you find a program that you like read the readme and you
might have to install a couple of dependencies before you install actual program.

There are several different ways to install programs in slackware, another way is "sbopkg" which
is very easy.

Another way is to go to http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/ and download pre built
packages, just download the tgz or txz package for the version that you have. then
installpkg packagename
 
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