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Please do not hijack a thread to ask your own, unrelated question. Your own thread is getting responses, you now need to try out the suggestions and post back to your own thread with the results or with further questions.
could you underline/bold the audio group under the section for adding users to groups. Like plugdev, it is a group that newbies seem to miss a lot. It is especially confusing for users who see it working in runlevel 3 (because of the CONSOLE_GROUPS in /etc/login.defs), but don't see it working in runlevel 4.
Also, you might want to add the lp group to that list since udev now uses it in Slackware 12.1 for printing.
No! Sorry for not being clear.
I have Gentoo installed (and I have a live CD also). I have downloaded Slackware DVD on a partition and I want to install it over Gentoo. The question that I have is, is there a way to get to the setup program without booting into Slackware?
You can install Slackware using an existing patrtition with all the packages if you do not want to burn a DVD.
But you still need to boot into the installer. You can use the USB installer image that fits on a stick to boot, or setup a PXE server.
You can not start the setup from within Gentoo or any other distro.
Daedra & Dugan have done some great work for Beautiful fonts within Slackware 12.1. I also must point out the contributions by other posters within the thread. This is how it's supposed to work within a forum.
This is a must read thread for anyone who wants a beautiful font(s) for the Slackware 12.1. A lot of the work is already done for you!
A lot of new SlackwareŽ users are having difficulty with network setup(s). I would suggest that they look at Alien_Bob's 'Configuring your network in SlackwareŽ'. "This article is intended as a reference guide to network card configuration in SlackwareŽ." A very useful wiki!
These links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
I log in as root and everything is fine.
I run the set command and it returns the standard info.
However there is no profile for root in the root directory.
Where does it get all the info returned in the set command?