LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware > Slackware - Installation
User Name
Password
Slackware - Installation This forum is for the discussion of installation issues with Slackware.

Notices

Reply
 
LinkBack Search this Thread
Old 04-03-2013, 10:24 PM   #1
pruitthall
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2013
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Slackware 14.0 and VMWare 5


Newbie here and slightly intimidated by Slackware's installation. Have VMWare, running three distro's (Mint, Debian and Fedora) and never had a problem. Trying to install Slackware 14.0 (2.4Gb ISO) with VMWare Player 5.0.2. VMWare sure doesn't recognize Slackware and the only tutorials I've seen are VirtualBox-based (99%) or one Mac-based one on YouTube where the guy / gal just flies through the installation.

Are there any good VMWare / Slackware installation guides anyone could point me to? I don't want to dork up my sole hard disk by doing something crazy...funny, isn't it? Mint, Debian and Fedora never intimidated me, but Slackware just DOES.

Thanks in advance if anyone has any advice.
 
Old 04-03-2013, 11:01 PM   #2
onebuck
Moderator
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Midwest USA, Central Illinois
Distribution: SlackwareŽ
Posts: 10,893
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308Reputation: 1308
Member response

Hi,

Welcome to LQ!

You can look at: Slackware Doc Project for Slackware installation instructions;
Quote:
Slackware installation: a guide through the whole process of installing and configuring
You will find other helpful information there and at SlackwareŽ-Links.

Hope this helps!
 
Old 04-05-2013, 11:09 AM   #3
FeyFre
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2010
Location: Ukraine, Vinnitsa
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 306

Rep: Reputation: 22
Do strictly the same as when You installing Slackware into real hardware. There is no difference expect Post-Intall steps like to remove unused X video and innut drivers(and strictly speaking, yet it is no different then on real hardware).
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
vmware on slackware 12.2 dasoberdick Linux - Software 15 04-17-2009 11:45 AM
vmware server 2.5 Vmware tools in slackware 12 mr_sarge Slackware 5 07-18-2007 06:14 AM
Slackware 10.0 on VMware danworth Slackware 4 03-21-2007 03:30 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:33 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration