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Old 04-04-2007, 05:09 PM   #1
martyfelker
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Getting Slackware Updates


Hi:

I'm a Slackware newbie and am wondering if there is a Update GUI available or if not how I can query (and find) repos.

TIA

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Old 04-04-2007, 05:34 PM   #2
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Do a search for Slackpg or swaret or slapt-get - alternatively, check the changelogs and make whatever updates are required manually....

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Old 04-04-2007, 05:44 PM   #3
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You might also wanna look at SlackUpdate and Emerde.

http://www.darklinux.net/slackupdate/
http://emerde.freaknet.org/

Also, there are tools for various window manager environments. Although I can't name any at the top of my hat. I really personally prefer the pkgtools. Don't remember when last I didn't compile from source or not use installpkg.
 
Old 04-04-2007, 09:44 PM   #4
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gslapt is quite good, qtswaret used to be the best of breed (UI for slackware package manager) IMHO; it seems that as of Nov'05 qtswaret is no longer being developed.

Haven't tried qtswaret for a few months as I tend to use slapt-get at the command line in preference to other options.

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