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hpr2666 :: Slackware Post-Install

A quick and dirty guide to getting Slack up and running after it's installed.

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Slackware, Slackware post-install. 3.
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Duration: 00:30:26


This episode started out as just some thoughts on why I decided to move back to Slackware after having been away from it for a few years, and wound up being a short set of notes on the post install configuration of Slackware 14.2

This is by no means a definitive or exhaustive in its scope. It’s just a few thoughts and tips on the post-install process that might not be completely clear to a new user.


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Comment #1 posted on 2018-10-22 01:42:10 by Clinton Roy

systemd information

If you have any particular systemd problems, I could be poked into recording a show to help out with them?

Comment #2 posted on 2018-10-24 20:42:46 by Brian in Ohio


Love any show that talks about slackware. The network setup you suggested is the best way to go about it but if you want to use wicd you first must install it. If you have the slackware disk its in the extras folder and can de installed using installpkg. You don't need to go out to a repository its in the installation media, just not installed by default. Thanks for doing a show about slackware, support Pat!

Comment #3 posted on 2018-12-22 03:52:20 by Klaatu

shameless self promotion

Great episode on Slackware, thanks.

I have written a guide on the post-install process here:

I should probably go to the Slack wiki and merge it into the official docs, but I'm not sure what the protocol is for total re-writes of someone else's content. Anyway, it's available in the Slackermedia handbook, and covers most of the absolute necessary tasks as well as some GUI customisations.

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