Slackware Linux is a Linux distribution originally
created by Patrick Volkerding of Slackware Linux, Inc. of
Slackware is one of the oldest Linux distributions,
and the oldest still being maintained.
Product Description: This Book in designed to get you started with Slackware Linux operating system. It`s not meant to cover every single aspect of the distribution, but rather to show what it is capable of and give you a basic working knowledge of the system.
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Product Description: A complete Linux guide touches on everything from installation through advanced programming and networking and includes coverage of PPP and guidance on setting up and administering an Internet site. Original. (Advanced).
Product Description: Slackware Linux is one of the oldest and most widely-used distributions of the “people’s operating system.” No longer just the domain of computer geeks, Slackware Linux 7.0 comes with a suite of powerful features including office utilities, multimedia programs, Internet and Web applications, and a ton of cool games. Nowadays, Slackware is commonly used for a number of purposes, such as Web servers, news servers, computing labs, and software development. Some people use Slackware to create Web pages, and surf the Internet.
Whether you’re new to the open source revolution or you’ve worked with another Linux distribution, Slackware Linux For Dummies is your total guide to understanding and getting the most out of this popular Linux distribution. Packed with plain-English explanations and timesaving tips, this fun, easy guide shows you step-by-step how to:
Install Slackware Linux on your pc
Work with files and directories
Navigate the GNOME and KDE interfaces
Get hooked up to the Internet
Manipulate X Windows settings
Supercharge Linux performance
Troubleshoot common problems
Certified Linux Administrator Paul Gallegos gets you on track with the knowledge and skills you need to get the most out of Slackware Linux. Among other things you’ll discover what you need to know about:
Installing Slackware and reconfiguring your system
Using shells, files and directories, text editors, and other Slackware basics
Setting up your desktop with X Windows
Setting up an Internet connection, Web browsing, and email
Controlling and directing data
Fine tuning your Slackware system
As an added bonus, Slackware Linux For Dummies comes with a CD-ROM featuring:
Slackware Linux 7, including Linux Kernel 2.213 for compatibility with all the latest Linux software
GNOME and KDE desktop environments
Complete video display support with Xfree86 3.3.5
Ready to declare your independence from Windows and go open source? Slackware Linux For Dummies gets you on track with everything you need to know to set up a Slackware operating system on your pc.
Product Description: Install, Configure, and Customize Slackware Linux X provides the advice you need for working through the trouble spots you might run into when setting up Slackware Linux. With step-by-step instructions and a multitude of helpful screen shots, this book takes you through the installation, configuration, and customization process to make Linux work the way you need it to. It also includes an important troubleshooting chapter that will help you use the product more effectively. The included CD-ROM contains a full version of Slackware Linux.
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Product Description: This book is intended to be a basic introduction to Linux system administration. It is not intended to be an encyclopedic reference; it is designed to introduce the Linux system to you, and equip you with basic skills to manage and run your own systems. You will learn to use Linux 4.6, the latest version of the Linux operating system. The goal is to get you used to working in a Linux-like way rather than teaching you every possible command or technique.
Product Description: Slackware Creator Patrick Volkerding Shows You How to Build Your Own System Harness the power of Linux with step-by-step explanations straight from the creator of one of its most popular distributions. Complete with Slackware 3.5 and new coverage of specific installation and configuration topics, Linux® Configuration and Installation, 4th Edition brings you everything you need, short of a PC, to get you up and running in no time. Inside, You'll Learn How to:
Prepare your PC for Linux
Install and configure Linux for your system
Set up XFree86
Master the basic Linux tools and applications
Manage your system for maximum performance
Leverage resources with a Linux network
Expand your system with telecommunications capabilities
Connect to the Internet with Linux
Develop Linux applications using C, Make, Java, Tcl, Perl, and Gawk
Get Slackware 3.5 Free, including:
Kernels for most major PC hardware configurations — including support for IDE/EIDE, SCSI, PCMCIA cards, tape drives, sound boards, network cards, Jaz and Zip drives, and CD-ROMs
Full set of installation tools — including easy-to-use menus and tools for upgrading
Three installation methods — traditional Linux installation via bootdisks and rootdisks, direct installation onto a Zip drive or other DOS partition, and direct installation from the bootable installation CD-ROM
Complete installation of XFree86 3.3.2 system — including installation and configuration utilities, window managers (fvwm, fvwm-95, twm, olvwm), and X servers for most graphics cards
Full TCP/IP connectivity for the Internet, corporate networks, and intranets
Netscape Communicator, with Web-browsing, electronic-mail, collaborative, and newsgroup capabilities
Complete ANSI C and C++ programming suites
Various Unix shells — including the Bourne Again Shell (bash), tcsh, and more
Tools for connecting your PC to the Internet and to online services with PPP, SLIP, CSLIP, UUCP, dip, mailx, and dialup serial programs
Other Internet applications — including electronic mail (pine and elm), Web browsers (Arena and Lynx), Usenet newsreaders (cnews, nn, tin, trn, and inn) and FTP
All major GNU commands and applications — including GNU Emacs 20.2
Multimedia tools for working with images files and MIME
Internet servers — including the Apache HTTP Web server, sendmail, and an FTP server
Terminal applications — including Midnight Commander and the sc spreadsheet
A full set of programming tools — egcs-1.0.3 (gcc-2.8 based C/C++/f77/Objective-C compiler from egcs.cygnus.com), make (GNU and BSD), byacc and GNU bison, flex, 5.4.44 C libraries, gdb, SVGAlib, ncurses, gcl (LISP), p2c, m4, perl, python, rcs
Text-editing and text-formatting tools — including elvis, vm, jed, joe, jove, pico, gross TeX, info) as well as hundreds of fonts
Full suite of X Window applications — including Ghostscript, xlock, libgr, seyon, workman, xfilemanager, xv 3.10a, GNU chess and xboard, xfm 1.3.2, ghostview, gnuplot, xpaint, xfractint, and various X games.
Support for iBCS, which allow binaries created on other x86 UNIX variants to run under Linux
X Window programming and usage tools — X11 server linkkit, static libraries, PEX support, xview3.2p1-X11R6 (XView libraries), the Open Look virtual and nonvirtual window managers for XFree86
Various applications and add-ons — the manual pages, groff, ispell, joe, jed, jove, ghostscript, sc, bc, and the quota patches
A collection of FAQs and other documentation
Tcl, Tk, and TcIX, built with ELF shared libraries and dynamic loading support, as well as the TkDesk file manager
The BSD games collection — Koules, Lizards, and Sasteroids
Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like—free—but they have no technical support.
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