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DistroWatch.com: Slackware Linux

Slackware Linux

Last Update: 2017-05-28 16:20 UTC


The Official Release of Slackware Linux by Patrick Volkerding is an advanced Linux operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use and stability as top priorities. Including the latest popular software while retaining a sense of tradition, providing simplicity and ease of use alongside flexibility and power, Slackware brings the best of all worlds to the table. Originally developed by Linus Torvalds in 1991, the UNIX-like Linux operating system now benefits from the contributions of millions of users and developers around the world. Slackware Linux provides new and experienced users alike with a fully-featured system, equipped to serve in any capacity from desktop workstation to machine-room server. Web, ftp, and email servers are ready to go out of the box, as are a wide selection of popular desktop environments. A full range of development tools, editors, and current libraries is included for users who wish to develop or compile additional software.

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Average visitor rating: 9.63/10 from 51 review(s).


Slackware Summary
Distribution The Slackware Linux Project
Home Page http://www.slackware.com/
Mailing Lists http://www.slackware.com/lists/
http://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/slackware (unofficial)
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Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://docs.slackware.com/
The Revised Slackware Book Project
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://www.slackware.com/getslack/http://mirrors.slackware.com/mirrorlist/LinuxTracker.org
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2016-07-01: Distribution Release: Slackware Linux 14.2
 • 2016-04-16: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.2 RC2
 • 2016-03-18: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.2 RC1
 • 2016-02-04: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.2 Beta 2
 • 2016-01-13: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.2 Beta 1
 • 2013-11-07: Distribution Release: Slackware Linux 14.1
 • 2013-10-15: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.1 RC1
 • 2013-09-18: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.1 Beta
 • 2012-09-28: Distribution Release: Slackware Linux 14.0
 • 2012-09-20: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.0 RC5
 • 2012-09-01: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.0 RC4
 • 2012-08-25: Development Release: Slackware Linux 14.0 RC3
 • More Slackware releases...

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Release Date 2017-05-28 2016-07-01 2013-11-07 2012-09-28 2011-04-28 2010-05-24 2009-08-28 2008-12-11 2008-05-02 2007-07-02 2006-10-02 2005-09-14 2005-02-07 2004-06-23 2003-09-26 2003-03-18 2002-06-18 2001-07-01 2000-06-22 1999-10-25 1999-05-17 1999-05-10 1998-10-28 1998-06-09 1997-10-14 1997-07-11 1997-04-20 1996-07-24 1995-08-24 1995-05-24 1995-03-30 1994-09-24 Release Date
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Price (US$) -- 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40                           Price (US$)
CDs -- 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1                           CDs
Free Download TGZ ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
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Default Desktop KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE                             Default Desktop
Package Management TXZ TXZ TXZ TXZ TXZ TXZ TXZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ Package Management
Office Suite Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice GNOME Office, KOffice GNOME Office, KOffice GNOME Office, KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture arm, i486, x86_64 arm, i486, x86_64 arm, i486, x86_64 i486, x86_64 i486, x86_64 i486, x86_64 i486, x86_64 i486 i486 i486 i486 i486 i486 i486, s390 i486 i386 alpha, i386, sparc alpha, i386, SPARC                             Processor Architecture
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ReiserFS                               Journaled File Systems
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Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List current 14.2 14.1 14.0 13.37 13.1 13.0 12.2 12.1 12.0 11.0 10.2 10.1 10.0 9.1 9.0 8.1 8.0 7.1 7.0 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1   2.3 2.2.0 2.0.1 Full Package List

Full Package List:   Slackware Linux 4.0
  Number of packages: 387 (download as TXT)
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  •  aalib-1.2.tar.gz
  •  AfterStep-1.0.tar.gz
  •  amp-0.7.6.tar.gz
  •  apache_1.3.6.tar.gz
  •  apmd_3.0beta3-2.tar.gz
  •  apple2-emul-v005-linux.tar.gz
  •  apsfilter-5.0.1.tar.gz
  •  arena-beta-3b-src.tar.gz
  •  arpd-1.0.2.tar.gz
  •  asapm-2.2.tar.gz
  •  ash-linux-0.2.tar.gz
  •  at-2.9b.tar.gz
  •  autoconf-2.13.tar.gz
  •  autofs-3.1.3.tar.gz
  •  automake-1.4.tar.gz
  •  banners.tar.gz
  •  bash-1.14.7.tar.gz
  •  bash-2.03.tar.gz
  •  bash-doc-2.03.tar.gz
  •  bc-1.04.tar.gz
  •  biff+comsat-0.10.tar.gz
  •  bin86-0.4.tar.gz
  •  bind-4.9.7-REL.tar.gz
  •  bind-8.1.2-contrib.tar.gz
  •  bind-8.1.2-doc.tar.gz
  •  bind-8.1.2-src.tar.gz
  •  binutils-2.9.1.0.19a.tar.gz
  •  bison-1.27.tar.gz
  •  blackbox-0.50.2.tar.gz
  •  boot-floppies_1.2.21.tar.gz
  •  bootp-DD2.4.3.tar.gz
  •  bpe.tar.gz
  •  bsd-finger-0.10.tar.gz
  •  bsdgames_2.0.orig.tar.gz
  •  bwnfsd.tar.gz
  •  byacc.tar.gz
  •  bzip2-0.9.0b.tar.gz
  •  bzip2-tar.diff.gz
  •  c-news.tar.gz
  •  cam2jpeg-960828.tar.gz
  •  cdrecord-1.6.1.tar.gz
  •  cdwrite-2.0.tar.gz
  •  clock-1.6.tar.gz
  •  compress.tar.gz
  •  cpio-2.4.2.tar.gz
  •  cpm-0.2.1.tar.gz
  •  cvs-1.10.tar.gz
  •  db-1.85.4-bin-ELF.tar.gz
  •  db-1.85.4-src.tar.gz
  •  dcron22.tar.gz
  •  dhcp-2.0b1pl18.tar.gz
  •  dhcpcd-1.3.17-pl5.tar.gz
  •  diald-0.16.5.tar.gz
  •  dialog-0.6c.tar.gz
  •  dialog-0.6z.tar.gz
  •  dialog_0.9a.orig.tar.bz2
  •  diffutils-2.7.tar.gz
  •  dip337o-uri.tar.gz
  •  doctools-1.0.tar.bz2
  •  e2fsprogs-1.14.tar.gz
  •  ed-0.2.tar.gz
  •  egcs-1.1.2.tar.bz2
  •  eject_1.5.orig.tar.gz
  •  elm2.4.tar.gz
  •  elvis-2.1.tar.gz
  •  emacs-20.3.tar.bz2
  •  emacs-lisp-intro-1.05.tar.gz
  •  emacspeak-9.0.tar.gz
  •  enscript-1.6.1.tar.gz
  •  expect-5.28.tar.gz
  •  f2c.tar.gz
  •  fdutils-5.2.tar.gz
  •  fetchmail-4.6.3.tar.gz
  •  file-3.24.tar.gz
  •  fileutils-3.16.man.tar.gz
  •  fileutils-3.16.tar.gz
  •  findutils-4.1.tar.gz
  •  flex-2.5.4.tar.gz
  •  flex-2.5.4a.tar.gz
  •  fvwm-1.23b-core.tar.gz
  •  fvwm-1.23b-icons.tar.gz
  •  fvwm-1.23b-modules.tar.gz
  •  fvwm2_2.0.46-BETA.orig.tar.gz
  •  fvwm95_2.0.43b.orig.tar.bz2
  •  fwhois-1.00.tar.gz
  •  g77-0.5.23.tar.gz
  •  gawk-3.0.3-doc.tar.gz
  •  gawk-3.0.3.tar.gz
  •  gcc-2.7.2.3.tar.gz
  •  gcc-2.8.1.tar.gz
  •  gcl-2.2.2.tar.gz
  •  gd1.3.tar.gz
  •  gdb-4.18.tar.gz
  •  gdbm-1.7.3.tar.gz
  •  gencat.tar.gz
  •  gettext-0.10.35.tar.gz
  •  getty_ps-2.0.7j.tar.gz
  •  ghostscript-5.10.tar.gz
  •  ghostscript-5.10jpeg.tar.gz
  •  ghostscript-5.10libpng.tar.gz
  •  ghostscript-5.10zlib.tar.gz
  •  ghostscript-fonts-other-5.10.tar.gz
  •  ghostscript-fonts-std-5.10.tar.gz
  •  gimp-1.0.4.tar.bz2
  •  gimp-data-extras-1.0.0.tar.bz2
  •  glib-1.2.2.tar.gz
  •  glibc-2.0.7pre6.tar.gz
  •  glibc-linuxthreads-2.0.7pre6.tar.gz
  •  glibc-localedata-2.0.7pre3.tar.gz
  •  gnuchess-4.0.pl79.tar.gz
  •  gnuplot-3.7.tar.gz
  •  gpm-1.14.tar.gz
  •  grep-2.3.tar.gz
  •  groff-1.11a.tar.gz
  •  gtk+-1.2.2.tar.gz
  •  gv-3.5.8.tar.gz
  •  gzip-1.2.4a.tar.gz
  •  hdparm-3.5.tar.gz
  •  hfsutils-3.1.tar.gz
  •  hfs_fs-0.95.tar.gz
  •  ibcs-2.1-981105.tar.gz
  •  icewm-0.8.9.src.tar.gz
  •  icmpinfo-1.10.tar.gz
  •  ImageMagick-4.2.2.tar.gz
  •  indent-1.9.1.tar.gz
  •  inn-2.2.1.tar.gz
  •  ipchains-1.3.8.tar.gz
  •  ipchains-scripts-1.1.1.tar.gz
  •  ipfwadm-2.3.0.tar.gz
  •  ipmasqadm-0.4.2.tar.gz
  •  ircii-pana_0.74p2.orig.tar.bz2
  •  ircii_4.4.orig.tar.bz2
  •  ircu2.10.05.9.tar.gz
  •  isapnptools-1.18.tar.gz
  •  ispell-3.1.20.tar.gz
  •  jaztool-1.0.tar.gz
  •  jed097-14.tar.gz
  •  joe2.8.tar.gz
  •  jove4.14.10.tar.gz
  •  jpegsrc.v6a.tar.gz
  •  jpegsrc.v6b.tar.gz
  •  kbd-0.95.tar.gz
  •  kdeadmin-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdebase-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdegames-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdegraphics-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdelibs-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdemultimedia-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdenetwork-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdesupport-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdetoys-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  kdeutils-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  korganizer-1.1.1.tar.bz2
  •  koules1.4-src.tar.gz
  •  ld.so-1.9.9.tar.gz
  •  less-332.tar.gz
  •  lesstif-0.85.tar.gz
  •  lha-1.00.tar.gz
  •  libc-4.7.6.tar.gz
  •  libc-5.4.46.tar.gz
  •  libcurses-4.4BSD-Lite2.tar.gz
  •  libc_s-951222.tar.gz
  •  libf2c-0.11.tar.gz
  •  libgr-2.0.13.tar.gz
  •  libnsl-960201.tar.gz
  •  libpng-1.0.3.bin.tar.gz
  •  libpng-1.0.3.tar.gz
  •  libPropList-0.8.3.tar.gz
  •  libtool-1.3.tar.gz
  •  lilo-20.tar.gz
  •  lilo.19.tar.gz
  •  linux-0.01.tar.gz
  •  linux-2.0.36.tar.bz2
  •  linux-2.0.37.tar.bz2
  •  linux-2.2.6.tar.bz2
  •  linux-2.2.7.tar.bz2
  •  linux-ftpd-0.10.tar.gz
  •  linux-lizards-1.4.tar.gz
  •  linuxcookie.tar.gz
  •  linuxthreads-0.7.1.tar.gz
  •  lpr_5.9.orig.tar.gz
  •  lrzsz-0.12a.tar.gz
  •  lynx-2.8.1.tar.gz
  •  m4-1.4.tar.gz
  •  mailx_8.1.1.orig.tar.gz
  •  make-3.76.1.tar.gz
  •  MAKEDEV-2.3.1.tar.gz
  •  MAKEDEV-C-1.6.1.tar.gz
  •  makewhatis.tar.gz
  •  man-1.5b.tar.gz
  •  man-pages-1.23.tar.gz
  •  maze.tar.gz
  •  mc-4.1.35.tar.gz
  •  md035.tar.gz
  •  meminfo.tar.gz
  •  mini-inews.tar.gz
  •  minicom_1.82.tar.gz
  •  mirror-2.8.f3.tar.gz
  •  mkdosfs-0.4.tar.gz
  •  mkhybrid-1.11.1.tar.gz
  •  mkisofs-1.11.2.tar.gz
  •  mm2.7.tar.gz
  •  modules-2.0.0.tar.gz
  •  modutils-2.1.121.tar.gz
  •  mpeg-linux.bin.tar.gz
  •  mpeg-play.tar.gz
  •  mpeg_lib-1.2.1-hacked-for-gimp.tar.gz
  •  mt-st-0.4.tar.gz
  •  mtools-3.8.tar.gz
  •  mun-ruptime-0.8.tar.gz
  •  named.restart
  •  ncftp-2.4.3.tar.gz
  •  ncurses-1.9.9g.tar.gz
  •  net-tools-1.52.tar.gz
  •  netatalk-1.4b2+asun2.1.3.tar.gz
  •  netdate.tar.gz
  •  netkit-base-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-bootparamd-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-ftp-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-ntalk-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-routed-0.12.tar.gz
  •  netkit-rsh-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-rusers-0.11.tar.gz
  •  netkit-rwall-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-rwho-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-telnet-0.12.tar.gz
  •  netkit-tftp-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netkit-timed-0.10.tar.gz
  •  netpipes-4.2-export.tar.gz
  •  netwatch0.7a.includes.tar.gz
  •  netwatch0.7a.src.tar.gz
  •  netwrite-0.10.tar.gz
  •  nfs-server-2.2beta40.tar.gz
  •  nntp-1.5.12.1.tar.gz
  •  nn_6.5.0.b3.linux.1.1-1.1.tar.gz
  •  nvi-1.79.tar.gz
  •  olvwm4-truecolor.tar.gz
  •  p2c-1.20.tar.gz
  •  patch-2.1b.tar.gz
  •  patch-2.5.tar.gz
  •  pciutils-1.10.tar.gz
  •  pcmcia-cs-3.0.9.tar.gz
  •  pcnfsd.93.02.16.tar.gz
  •  pdksh-5.2.13.tar.gz
  •  perl5.005_03.tar.gz
  •  pidentd-2.8.3.tar.gz
  •  pine4.10.tar.gz
  •  pmake.v1.0.tar.gz
  •  pop3d-1.006d.tar.gz
  •  portmap_5beta.tar.gz
  •  powerd-2.0.tar.gz
  •  ppp-2.2.0f.tar.gz
  •  ppp-2.3.7.tar.gz
  •  pppd-2.2.bin.tar.gz
  •  pppsetup-1.98.tar.gz
  •  procinfo-16.tar.gz
  •  procmail-3.13.1.tar.gz
  •  procps-2.0.2.tar.gz
  •  protlib-960201.tar.gz
  •  psmisc-18.tar.gz
  •  quota-1.70.tar.gz
  •  qvplay-0.92.tar.gz
  •  qvplaytk-0.73c.tar.gz
  •  rcs-5.7.tar.gz
  •  rdist-6.1.3.tar.gz
  •  readline-2.1.tar.gz
  •  rsync-2.3.1.tar.gz
  •  ruptime-570.tar.gz
  •  rxvt-2.4.11.tar.gz
  •  samba-2.0.3.tar.gz
  •  sast1.5-snd+gfx.tar.gz
  •  sast1.5-src.tar.gz
  •  sc621.linux.tar.gz
  •  sco-libs-940731.tar.gz
  •  secure-linux-08.tar.gz
  •  sed-2.05.tar.gz
  •  seejpeg-1.6.1.tar.gz
  •  sendmail.8.9.3.tar.gz
  •  setserial-2.14.tar.gz
  •  Seyon-2.14c.tar.gz
  •  sh-utils-1.16.tar.gz
  •  shadow-19990307.tar.gz
  •  sharutils-4.1.tar.gz
  •  slang0.99-31.tar.gz
  •  slattach-1.2.0.tar.gz
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Version: current
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-05-27
Votes: 0


I have been using Slackware since 2005 and been following -current development since then. Although it's considered development snapshot, i find it very stable and usable in my daily usage. It works well both for my desktops and laptops. Even my wife's desktop is also using Slackware Linux and she has no complaints.


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Version: 14.2
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-05-27
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Slackware es una excelente distribución GNU/Linux por su estabilidad y actualidad en aplicaciones disponible. Cuenta con los últimos lanzamientos de las principales aplicaciones y son de fácil instalación con las herramientas slackpkg combinado con la extensión slackpkg+ y sbopkg aunque no resuelvan dependencias son muy poderosas y fáciles de usar.


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Version: 14.2
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-05-22
Votes: 4


Slack is bulletproof and the top distro for speed, security, and privacy controls. It's one distro that doesn't default to installing and running all the call home spyware crap typical of most other major distros. There are application packages that are problematic, like the default firefox settings, but that's the application that doesn't care about your privacy. (Any app or site that connects your system to google has zero concern about your privacy.) Slackware can require a fair level of intelligence at times, but for those looking for help, walk through solutions are easy to find on the web. I've had Slackware up and running on one of more of my system for over 20 years and have never been disappointed. For reference with other OS's I rate Centos v7 a 6 and Windows v10 a 2 (M$ has successfully foregone any attempt at providing privacy (read the privacy changes from 8/1/15).



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