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Old 01-08-2004, 11:21 PM   #1
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The 4 Slackware CDs

I'm about to try slackware...but 4 CDs...WOW!!!

I know that CD 1 and 2 are install discs so that's a definite must...can someone else what CD 3 and I need them?
Old 01-08-2004, 11:26 PM   #2
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You don't need them to install slackware. They are just books and source codes but they are good for your health
Old 01-08-2004, 11:27 PM   #3
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1 is all you need unless you want Gnome and KDE and some other goodies. Then 2 is all you need unless you want the source code and even more stuff. Then you need all 4. But 1-2 should do.
Old 01-08-2004, 11:31 PM   #4
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oh thank goodness...4 CDs is just asking too much...heh...

Okay well I'm downloading 1 and 2 now...should be done soon...then I can give this a go at it and all that
Old 01-09-2004, 04:30 AM   #5
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cd 3 contains the Slackware Essentials book and Source code,
cd 4 has zip slack, more source code, and older packages that are
no longer supported but could be should get these
just to have them around.........


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