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Old 01-05-2007, 03:31 PM   #1
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Laptop Install?

Is it possible to install on a laptop slackware?
Old 01-05-2007, 03:34 PM   #2
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Sure it is possible. Why would it not?

Provided the hardware is compatible, of course; some SATA controllers might pose problems (but not nearly all) etc., but generally laptops aren't an exception.

First try out with a live-cd which you'll find made from Slackware too (some kind at least), and if it runs fine, go ahead. Or you could use any other live-cd to test the hardware first (Knoppix, Ubuntu desktop/live, ...) and if it seems to work, continue installing Slackware; it doesn't differ that much.
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Just to add to what b0uncer said, add Slax to your list of is based on Slackware.

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Old 01-05-2007, 04:15 PM   #4
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You shouldn't need to worry about installing slack at all the only thing i would say is if its a newer laptop then use a 2.6 kernel instead. You dont need to faf about with live cd's


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