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Old 02-26-2011, 11:22 AM   #1
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Can I install on Zewalk software from ?

Can I install on Zewalk software from ?
Old 02-26-2011, 12:18 PM   #2
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Although, I haven't used Zenwalk since 5.2, but the wiki ( says that "some" packages can be used. Though, I don't think there would be any problems from using most slackbuilds.

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Zenwalk uses a package format that is very similar to slackware, most packages you find on slackware should run on zenwalk without modifications. All Zenwalk packages are simple tar.gz-archives that can be opened and inspected via xarchiver before installing. The file install/slack-desc will contain a short description of the software contained in the package. The file doinst/ will contain the install-script that is executed after installing. All files that are not in "install/" will be simply extracted to "/".


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