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Old 11-10-2017, 01:42 PM   #1
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How correctly install multilib and update the system


I tried alien Bob quick and dirty multilib instalation

I put [0-9]+alien and [0-9]+compat32 un /etc/slackpkg/blacklist

When i do slackpkg update,slackpk install-new , slackpkg upgrade-all then i reboot... When i put startx KDE freezes

Any solution?

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Old 11-10-2017, 03:10 PM   #2
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Have a look at /var.log/Xorg.0.log to see if you can figure it.

One way I have taken out of a mess is to stick in the install cd, move to the slackware64/ directory, and for any stuiff you're suspicious of, (for instance kde)put in
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upgradepkg  -reinstall kde/*.t?z
That downgrades all kde apps to the install cd, but doesn't install new ones. It might be done with the x/ directory as well. Then try it.
 
Old 11-10-2017, 03:10 PM   #3
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As I said in your other post, make sure you have a 14.2 mirror selected in your slackpkg mirrors file rather than -current (which I highly suspect is your problem), otherwise you're in for a difficult journey.
 
Old 11-11-2017, 10:30 AM   #4
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Solved. I did :

Install slackpkg+...

nano /etc/slackpkg/mirrors
Uncomment current mirror

nano /etc/slackpkg/slackpkgplus.conf

PKGS_PRIORITY=( multilib ) Uncomment
MIRRORPLUS['multilib']=http://bear.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/multilib/current/ Uncomment

# slackpkg update gpg
# slackpkg update
# slackpkg upgrade multilib
# slackpkg install multilib
# slackpkg install-new
# slackpkg upgrade-all
 
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Old 11-13-2017, 06:08 AM   #5
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A thread i recently started regarding updates to Slackware with multilib support is also useful.

https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ot-4175616414/
 
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