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JulianS 03-02-2004 04:00 PM

Getting started on Slackware for newbies
Hi, I just installed Slackware, and I would like to know how to get started with it. Like getting some tutorials etc... for beginners only. Please. :D

- Julian

itsjustme 03-02-2004 04:06 PM

aaa 03-02-2004 04:09 PM

The first place you should look:
It even shows you how to use the vi text-editor.

Melkor 03-02-2004 04:41 PM

The search function here on LQ is really quite nice as well. So far, just about every question that has come up since I started using Slackware has been answered just by doing a couple of quick searches here.

And the Slackware book really is pretty good. It gives you the basics and answers a lot of questions before you even realize you were going to ask them. :)

friendly_guy 03-02-2004 05:03 PM

Don't forget there is a wealth of stuff in the /usr/doc folder of your Slack installation.

aaa 03-02-2004 05:09 PM

Especially check out /usr/doc/Linux-HOWTOS. It has a bunch of howtos from

320mb 03-06-2004 12:07 AM

and don't forget the /usr/src/linux/documentation directory!!
this babe is 5+ megs of Texts about the kernel and what it can do.......
and other info on how to program/hack the kernel to do what YOU want.........

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