SlackwareThis Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
That's great news, many many thanks to everyone who made it possible! Slackware would be falling behind a bit if this happened later, I'm very glad that Slackware will also be the king of the next-generation systems .
I also want to thank the developers of the unofficial 64-bit ports (such as Slamd64 that I use) for their great effort. They saved the lives of the impatient ones and I'm sure their experiences helped make the official switch much smoother.
Wow! Awesome news!
I'm on Slamd64 at the moment... but I'll definitely be switching now an *official* Slackware 64 is here!
I'm guessing if you need 32 bit libraries (for Google Earth, wine, etc...) it will work fine just installing the 'l' series from Slackware 32?
This is the answer I received from Alan_Hicks on irc channel slackware@oftc
<@alienBOB> We use lib64 for the 64bit
<@Alan_Hicks> Yeah but /usr/lib is pretty much empty.
<@alienBOB> So, 32bit libraries can be installed in lib
<@alienBOB> But we do not _ship_ 32bit compat packages
<@alienBOB> Slackware64 is prepared for it though