Originally Posted by george-lappies
It works 'out of the box' with ubuntu 10.04 and up... I just don't want to end up with an install without internet access as it is most difficult to fix anything then and to get on to the internet to fix it
Well it should probably out of the box for Slackware as well. If it was me I would take the risk and go for it. Your call.
If it does not work a re-load of Ubuntu does not take a lot of time.