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Old 01-28-2017, 05:34 PM   #166
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Hi there i dont know if someone had made the follow suggestions before. but i want make some suggestions for the DVD Version (64 Bits) :
As Didier stated, this thread isn't the right place for these requests, but most are unlikely to happen, which I'll break down below.

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1 - Include the MultiLib / 32 Bits Compatibility with installation and "chroot" of "32 Bits"
This is very unlikely to happen. Slackware64 was designed from the start to be a "pure" 64bit OS, however, since many still need a multilib setup, it was made "multilib ready". Fewer and fewer items are going to need 32bit support, so fewer and fewer people are going to need multilib. I don't use it at all on my htpc.

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2 - Include anothers Desktop Environtment like : Lxqt , Mate and Enlightment
There are already several DEs/WMs. Adding more would increase the work of Slackware devs and it is likely some would call it bloat. Many window managers and desktop environments are readily installable using pre-compiled packages, and even more are still installable via compiling with SlackBuilds. There's not many major desktops that aren't supported.

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3 - Include the QT5 libs, not Plasma5, because of this i waste days trying to compile it, first QT5 , and GHC , never compile on my pc, i dont know why.
Nothing in Slackware currently requires qt5. Adding it would not resolve any dependencies and isn't beneficial out of the box. I imagine we won't see qt5 added until Pat adds Plasma5. In the meantime, you can simply install Eric's (alien bob) qt5 package, no compiling necessary.

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4 - Include slpkg like Package Manager, is very ease to use, and resolve dependencies, obviusly including the Slackware 14.2 (Stable) like a Default Mirror.
Slackware doesn't have a dependency manager. It's been a selling point for a lot of people for a long time. It also doesn't openly support any 3rd-party repos, the closest being SBo getting an official endorsement from Pat. If anything, we'd probably see sbopkg added before anything else, but don't hold your breath.

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5 - PreInclude some libraries like : openal, sdl1.2, sdl2, ffmpeg, smpg, portmidi, and some themes with : GTK2~3, QT4~5 support (i know is very hard to find Complete Set of Themes) , medit like text editor. i say that because during install i just select "Xfce Desktop..." my favorite Desktop . but dont include that libraries, and i go to compile the mayor part of libraries and codecs from "Slackbuilds.org"
As with qt5, nothing depends on these. If Pat were to add software that required these, then they would be added. But it isn't likely that he's just going to add dependencies because someone may install a 3rd-party package that requires it. Also, with ffmpeg, due to copyright law in some countries, Pat would have to ship a crippled version. As for extra programs, everyone has their "must-have" program that should be part of official Slackware. If everyone added everything they needed, Slackware likely wouldn't fit on a DVD anymore.

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In the begining i dont know the existence of "slpkg" , i try with a lot of Package Managers for Slackware like : slapt / gslapt, slackpkg/+, sbopkg, compat32, etc . . . but just sbopkg resolves dependencies, but just allow install one package per time.
sbopkg includes the handy utility called sqg, which stands for slackbuild queue generator. You can either run it across the whole repo (sqg -a) or for a specific package (sqg -p package-name). It will go recursively through the repo and set up a queue file with the proper build order for all those packages. Then you just run sbopkg -i package-name, and then when it asks, select q for the queue file. It will then go through the queue and build and install things in the correct order. You can even edit the queue file to add additional optional dependencies or various options.

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with slpkg : resolve dependencies, allow multiple packages to install or remove it, allow add multiples repositories, and can upgrade the existent package from an specific repository,

with : slpkg repo-enable i just add :
sbo -> Slackbuilds.org Source Codes to Compile
slonly -> Slackwares.org Precompile Binaries
multi -> Slackware 32 Bits Repository

manual add:
slpkg64 repo-add slwr64 http://mirrors.slackware.com/slackwa...ckware64-14.2/ -> i take this from the Slackware site like an Official Mirror.
Everyone has their own favorite installer. Personally, I was really happy with sbopkg until I found slackrepo. Now I use that to build all my packages in a VM and then install them onto my computers using slackpkg+. Again, if we were to make everyone happy and include all those different installers, we'd run into bloat issues. All are easy to install once you get Slackware set up.

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And please on the Installer, change the default option when add HardDisk / Partition to fstab to "DO NOTHING / Not Format" instead Format, because of that when i add my Data Hard Disk partition i format it by accident ( i lost 700GB of data ) .
I could see this being an issue. I know whenever I'm in the installer with partitions, I double check my work. Years ago, I accidentally wiped the partition table of a drive that had about 1.3GB on it. That actually had nothing to do with the installer, just me not paying enough attention to the commands I was typing and the drives I was referencing. It's a mistake I only need to make once and then never again.

I'm not saying any of this to try and discourage you. We need people who think outside the box and to continually make suggestions to improve Slackware, however with over a decade of experience with Slackware, I felt it was worthwhile to explain why you're not likely to see these changes (but, Pat does love to surprise -- he surprised all of us by adding pulseaudio for 14.2, so never say never ).
 
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Old 03-09-2017, 06:51 PM   #167
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Question Display Session Manager

Hi there, i just have a simple dunno.

The Slackware(64) 14.2 DVD Edition.
Just came with "xdm"

( Display Manager / Session Manager) , i dont know the english name for this
the DVD not include anothers by default ?

For Example :

entrance
lightdm
lxdm
mdm ( mate gdm2 fork )
sddm
slim
 
Old 03-10-2017, 05:06 AM   #168
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Originally Posted by inukaze View Post
Hi there, i just have a simple dunno.

The Slackware(64) 14.2 DVD Edition.
Just came with "xdm"

( Display Manager / Session Manager) , i dont know the english name for this
the DVD not include anothers by default ?

For Example :

entrance
lightdm
lxdm
mdm ( mate gdm2 fork )
sddm
slim
If you installed KDE you would get "KDM" as your default session manager. If you did not install KDE, then all you get with Slackware 14.2 is "XDM".
 
Old 03-20-2017, 04:56 AM   #169
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Hi,

Slackware 14.2 32/64 is torrents here!!!

Please consider getting the ISO CD/DVD from; http://www.slackware.com/getslack/
Happy Slacking !!!!!
Hope this helps.
Have fun & enjoy!
linuxtracker.org is a private tracker that hosts many Linux torrents including Slackware.
 
  


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