Slackel 7.0 Openbox

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Slackel 7.0 Openbox

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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by mimosa » 6. May 2017, 17:21

Great stuff, djemos!

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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by Atip » 30. May 2017, 00:48

Upgraded to 7.0. All went smooth.

Does it make sense to put kernel-4.9.30-* into Salix and slackware?

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Post by DidierSpaier » 30. May 2017, 19:25

As a rule of thumb, keep the kernel shipped in the ISO until/unless an upgrade is provided for the same distribution version, or if you need a newer kernel to better handle your hardware.

So for instance if you run Slackware version 14.2, you should be running 4.4.38, not 4.9.30.

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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by mimosa » 3. Jun 2017, 07:13

However, I seem to remember there was some problem with that kernel, that is, a general problem; I'm no longer sure what. On my main machine, I therefore have a slightly more recent one. I'm on the road at the moment, and reinstalled 14.2 on my laptop. I'm running it with the latest kernel from current, but perhaps in would be wise to downgrade.

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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by DidierSpaier » 3. Jun 2017, 07:31

mimosa wrote:However, I seem to remember there was some problem with that kernel, that is, a general problem; I'm no longer sure what.
If you remember please give details about this problem.
On my main machine, I therefore have a slightly more recent one. I'm on the road at the moment, and reinstalled 14.2 on my laptop. I'm running it with the latest kernel from current, but perhaps in would be wise to downgrade.
Well, only you can tell. However having both kernels installed (4.4.38 and 4.9.30 at time of writing) wouldn't hurt just in case, if you have enough space on a mass storage device.

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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by Papasot » 8. Jun 2017, 06:32

I use Slackel 7.0 already (most of my computers have both Salix and Slackel installed). I just upgraded older Slackel installations - in one case, I installed the new version from scratch. It just works great.

Thank you, djemos!
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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by djemos » 11. Jun 2017, 06:43

Papasot wrote:I use Slackel 7.0 already (most of my computers have both Salix and Slackel installed). I just upgraded older Slackel installations - in one case, I installed the new version from scratch. It just works great.

Thank you, djemos!
Thank you Papasot. :)

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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by djemos » 15. Jun 2017, 15:28

IMPORTANT:
1. Because of a bug in install_on_usb.sh script the size of EFI partition, in a ext3 formatted USB stick, is smaller than the real size is needed. So download this updated version of the install_on_usb.sh script and use it to complete the installation in usb.

2. For users want to use the GUI installer to install the iso on usb have to download and install this new version of slackware-live.

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sudo spkg -i slackware-live-0.5.3-noarch-3dj.txz
Or run these commands to do it without download the file.

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sudo slapt-get -u
sudo slapt-get -i slackware-live
And next can run the gui installer.

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Re: Slackel 7.0 Openbox

Post by AlYuSed » 22. Aug 2017, 15:39

Just installed on a virtual machine and the first thing that caught my eye - it says that it is version 6.7.

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Did I understand correctly that Slackel can only be installed on ext3?
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