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Slax

Last Update: 2019-12-03 23:52 UTC


Slax is a minimalist desktop live CD based on Debian's "stable" branch. It boots into a simple desktop using the Fluxbox window manager which offers a small collection of applications, including the Chromium web browser, a text editor and a calculator. Prior to version 9.x, Slax was a Slackware-based live CD featuring the KDE desktop and a wide collection of pre-installed software for daily use together with useful recovery tools for system administrators.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 85 (150), 6 months: 95 (141), 3 months: 101 (135), 4 weeks: 103 (143), 1 week: 92 (154)

Average visitor rating: 7.6/10 from 35 review(s).


Slax Summary
Distribution Slax
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2018-11-15: Distribution Release: Slax 9.6.0
 • 2018-07-23: Distribution Release: Slax 9.5.0
 • 2018-03-26: Distribution Release: Slax 9.4.0
 • 2017-12-24: Distribution Release: Slax 9.3.0
 • 2017-11-16: Distribution Release: Slax 9.2.1
 • 2013-03-15: Distribution Release: Slax 7.0.6
 • 2013-01-15: Distribution Release: Slax 7.0.4
 • 2013-01-03: Distribution Release: Slax 7.0.3
 • 2012-12-23: Distribution Release: Slax 7.0.1
 • 2012-12-11: Distribution Release: Slax 7.0
 • 2012-12-06: Development Release: Slax 7.0 RC3
 • 2012-11-14: Development Release: Slax 7.0 RC2
 • More Slax releases...

  Headlines:
 •2018-11-20 Slax gets series of minor updates
 •2018-03-21 Slax to be preinstalled on USB thumb drives
 •2017-12-12 Slax adding wifi support
 •2017-11-07 Slax considers systemd
 •2017-11-03 Slax returning
 • More Slax headlines...

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  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 9.11.0 7.0.8 6.1.2 5.1.8.1 5.0.8 4.2.0 4.1.4 3.0.25 2.9.0.22 Feature
Release Date 2019-09-14 2013-03-16 2009-08-04 2006-11-25 2006-03-23 2004-10-22 2004-08-30 2004-01-06 2003-09-22 Release Date
End Of Life                   End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 260-270 210-240               Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Text mode Text mode Text mode -- -- -- -- -- -- Installation
Default Desktop Fluxbox KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE Default Desktop
Package Management DEB TXZ LZM TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite -- KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice Office Suite
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i486, x86_64 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems   ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS -- -- -- -- -- -- Journaled File Systems
Multilingual   Yes               Multilingual
Asian Language Support -- Yes -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List 9.11.0   6.1.2   5.0.8 4.2.0 4.1.4 3.0.25 2.9.0.22 Full Package List

Full Package List:   Slax 9.6.0
  Number of packages: 527 (download as TXT)
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  •  acpid 1:2.0.28-1+b1
  •  acpi-support-base 0.142-8
  •  adduser 3.115
  •  alsa-utils 1.1.3-1
  •  apt 1.4.8
  •  apt-utils 1.4.8
  •  base-files 9.9+deb9u6
  •  base-passwd 3.5.43
  •  bash 4.4-5
  •  blackbox 0.70.1-34
  •  breeze-cursor-theme 4:5.8.5-2
  •  bsdmainutils 9.0.12+nmu1
  •  bsdutils 1:2.29.2-1+deb9u1
  •  busybox 1:1.22.0-19+b3
  •  bzip2 1.0.6-8.1
  •  ca-certificates 20161130+nmu1+deb9u1
  •  chromium 70.0.3538.67-1~deb9u1
  •  compton 0.1~beta2+20150922-1
  •  console-setup 1.164
  •  console-setup-linux 1.164
  •  coreutils 8.26-3
  •  cpio 2.11+dfsg-6
  •  cron 3.0pl1-128+deb9u1
  •  dash 0.5.8-2.4
  •  dbus 1.10.26-0+deb9u1
  •  debconf 1.5.61
  •  debian-archive-keyring 2017.5
  •  debianutils 4.8.1.1
  •  diffutils 1:3.5-3
  •  discover 2.1.2-7.1+deb9u1
  •  discover-data 2.2013.01.11
  •  dmidecode 3.0-4
  •  dmsetup 2:1.02.137-2
  •  dnsmasq 2.76-5+deb9u2
  •  dnsmasq-base 2.76-5+deb9u2
  •  dosfstools 4.1-1
  •  dpkg 1.18.25
  •  e2fslibs:amd64 1.43.4-2
  •  e2fsprogs 1.43.4-2
  •  eject 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-13.2
  •  feh 2.18-2
  •  file 1:5.30-1+deb9u2
  •  findutils 4.6.0+git+20161106-2
  •  firmware-amd-graphics 20161130-4
  •  firmware-atheros 20161130-4
  •  firmware-bnx2 20161130-4
  •  firmware-brcm80211 20161130-4
  •  firmware-cavium 20161130-4
  •  firmware-iwlwifi 20161130-4
  •  firmware-libertas 20161130-4
  •  firmware-linux-free 3.4
  •  firmware-linux-nonfree 20161130-4
  •  firmware-misc-nonfree 20161130-4
  •  firmware-realtek 20161130-4
  •  firmware-ti-connectivity 20161130-4
  •  firmware-zd1211 1:1.5-4
  •  fluxbox 1.3.5-2+b2
  •  fontconfig 2.11.0-6.7+b1
  •  fontconfig-config 2.11.0-6.7
  •  fonts-dejavu-core 2.37-1
  •  fuse 2.9.7-1+deb9u2
  •  gcc-6-base:amd64 6.3.0-18+deb9u1
  •  gconf2-common 3.2.6-4
  •  gconf-service 3.2.6-4+b1
  •  gddrescue 1.21-1
  •  genisoimage 9:1.1.11-3+b2
  •  gettext-base 0.19.8.1-2
  •  giblib1:amd64 1.2.4-11
  •  gir1.2-glib-2.0:amd64 1.50.0-1+b1
  •  gnome-icon-theme 3.12.0-2
  •  gnupg 2.1.18-8~deb9u3
  •  gnupg-agent 2.1.18-8~deb9u3
  •  gpart 1:0.3-3
  •  gpgv 2.1.18-8~deb9u3
  •  gpm 1.20.4-6.2+b1
  •  grep 2.27-2
  •  groff-base 1.22.3-9
  •  gtk2-engines-murrine:amd64 0.98.1.1-6
  •  gtk-update-icon-cache 3.22.11-1
  •  gzip 1.6-5+b1
  •  hdparm 9.51+ds-1+deb9u1
  •  hicolor-icon-theme 0.15-1
  •  hostname 3.18+b1
  •  htop 2.0.2-1
  •  ifupdown 0.8.19
  •  init 1.48
  •  initramfs-tools 0.130
  •  initramfs-tools-core 0.130
  •  init-system-helpers 1.48
  •  iproute2 4.9.0-1+deb9u1
  •  iptables 1.6.0+snapshot20161117-6
  •  iputils-ping 3:20161105-1
  •  isc-dhcp-client 4.3.5-3+deb9u1
  •  isc-dhcp-common 4.3.5-3+deb9u1
  •  kbd 2.0.3-2+b1
  •  keyboard-configuration 1.164
  •  klibc-utils 2.0.4-9
  •  kmod 23-2
  •  laptop-detect 0.13.8
  •  leafpad 0.8.18.1-5
  •  less 481-2.1
  •  libacl1:amd64 2.2.52-3+b1
  •  libapparmor1:amd64 2.11.0-3+deb9u2
  •  libapt-inst2.0:amd64 1.4.8
  •  libapt-pkg5.0:amd64 1.4.8
  •  libasound2:amd64 1.1.3-5
  •  libasound2-data 1.1.3-5
  •  libassuan0:amd64 2.4.3-2
  •  libasyncns0:amd64 0.8-6
  •  libatk1.0-0:amd64 2.22.0-1
  •  libatk1.0-data 2.22.0-1
  •  libatomic1:amd64 6.3.0-18+deb9u1
  •  libattr1:amd64 1:2.4.47-2+b2
  •  libaudit1:amd64 1:2.6.7-2
  •  libaudit-common 1:2.6.7-2
  •  libavahi-client3:amd64 0.6.32-2
  •  libavahi-common3:amd64 0.6.32-2
  •  libavahi-common-data:amd64 0.6.32-2
  •  libavcodec57:amd64 7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1
  •  libavformat57:amd64 7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1
  •  libavutil55:amd64 7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1
  •  libblas3 3.7.0-2
  •  libblas-common 3.7.0-2
  •  libblkid1:amd64 2.29.2-1+deb9u1
  •  libbluray1:amd64 1:0.9.3-3
  •  libbsd0:amd64 0.8.3-1
  •  libbt0v5:amd64 0.70.1-34
  •  libbz2-1.0:amd64 1.0.6-8.1
  •  libc6:amd64 2.24-11+deb9u3
  •  libcairo2:amd64 1.14.8-1
  •  libcap2:amd64 1:2.25-1
  •  libcap-ng0:amd64 0.7.7-3+b1
  •  libc-bin 2.24-11+deb9u3
  •  libchromaprint1:amd64 1.4.2-1
  •  libc-l10n 2.24-11+deb9u3
  •  libcln6 1.3.4-2+b1
  •  libcomerr2:amd64 1.43.4-2
  •  libconfig9:amd64 1.5-0.3
  •  libcroco3:amd64 0.6.11-3
  •  libcryptsetup4:amd64 2:1.7.3-4
  •  libcrystalhd3:amd64 1:0.0~git20110715.fdd2f19-12
  •  libcups2:amd64 2.2.1-8+deb9u2
  •  libcurl3:amd64 7.52.1-5+deb9u8
  •  libdatrie1:amd64 0.2.10-4+b1
  •  libdb5.3:amd64 5.3.28-12+deb9u1
  •  libdbus-1-3:amd64 1.10.26-0+deb9u1
  •  libdbus-glib-1-2:amd64 0.108-2
  •  libdebconfclient0:amd64 0.227
  •  libdevmapper1.02.1:amd64 2:1.02.137-2
  •  libdiscover2 2.1.2-7.1+deb9u1
  •  libdns-export162 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u4
  •  libdrm2:amd64 2.4.74-1
  •  libdrm-amdgpu1:amd64 2.4.74-1
  •  libdrm-intel1:amd64 2.4.74-1
  •  libdrm-nouveau2:amd64 2.4.74-1
  •  libdrm-radeon1:amd64 2.4.74-1
  •  libedit2:amd64 3.1-20160903-3
  •  libegl1-mesa:amd64 13.0.6-1+b2
  •  libelf1:amd64 0.168-1
  •  libepoxy0:amd64 1.3.1-2
  •  libestr0 0.1.10-2
  •  libevdev2:amd64 1.5.6+dfsg-1
  •  libevent-2.0-5:amd64 2.0.21-stable-3
  •  libexif12:amd64 0.6.21-2+b2
  •  libexpat1:amd64 2.2.0-2+deb9u1
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  •  libfdisk1:amd64 2.29.2-1+deb9u1
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  •  libfftw3-single3:amd64 3.3.5-3
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  •  libfm-data 1.2.5-1
  •  libfm-extra4:amd64 1.2.5-1
  •  libfm-gtk4:amd64 1.2.5-1
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  •  libfontenc1:amd64 1:1.1.3-1+b2
  •  libfreetype6:amd64 2.6.3-3.2
  •  libfribidi0:amd64 0.19.7-1+b1
  •  libfuse2:amd64 2.9.7-1+deb9u2
  •  libgbm1:amd64 13.0.6-1+b2
  •  libgcc1:amd64 1:6.3.0-18+deb9u1
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  •  libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 13.0.6-1+b2
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  •  libgomp1:amd64 6.3.0-18+deb9u1
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  •  libgpm2:amd64 1.20.4-6.2+b1
  •  libgraphite2-3:amd64 1.3.10-1
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  •  libgssapi-krb5-2:amd64 1.15-1+deb9u1
  •  libgtk2.0-0:amd64 2.24.31-2
  •  libgtk2.0-common 2.24.31-2
  •  libgudev-1.0-0:amd64 230-3
  •  libharfbuzz0b:amd64 1.4.2-1
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  •  libice6:amd64 2:1.0.9-2
  •  libicu57:amd64 57.1-6+deb9u2
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  •  libip6tc0:amd64 1.6.0+snapshot20161117-6
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  •  libopenmpt0:amd64 0.2.7386~beta20.3-3+deb9u3
  •  libopus0:amd64 1.2~alpha2-1
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  •  libpangocairo-1.0-0:amd64 1.40.5-1
  •  libpangoft2-1.0-0:amd64 1.40.5-1
  •  libpci3:amd64 1:3.5.2-1
  •  libpciaccess0:amd64 0.13.4-1+b2
  •  libpcre3:amd64 2:8.39-3
  •  libpcsclite1:amd64 1.8.20-1
  •  libpipeline1:amd64 1.4.1-2
  •  libpixman-1-0:amd64 0.34.0-1
  •  libpng16-16:amd64 1.6.28-1
  •  libpopt0:amd64 1.16-10+b2
  •  libprocps6:amd64 2:3.3.12-3+deb9u1
  •  libpsl5:amd64 0.17.0-3
  •  libpulse0:amd64 10.0-1+deb9u1
  •  libpython2.7-minimal:amd64 2.7.13-2+deb9u3
  •  libpython2.7-stdlib:amd64 2.7.13-2+deb9u3
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Version: 9.11.0
Rating: 10
Date: 2020-03-30
Votes: 1


I tried this distro on my VirtualBox. I find it pretty useful for using on simple tasks like web browsing. It has very few applications and pretty lightweight. I think this distro designed to use by simple humans not for programmers or geeks. The user interface is like windows and pre-installed web browser is chromium like most people use on windows. In distros menu VLC Icon exists but VLC not exists when you click on OS asks you to install it and there is no office suite in this linux distro. As my said before it has very few applications but very lightweight too.


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Version: 9.11.0
Rating: 10
Date: 2020-02-04
Votes: 74


This Is Quite the find: no hard drive needed. Chrome works with Youtube and Pluto.tv on its own with the Audio == PV9 Codec is built-in. I burned my ISO to a CD and totally run this program on its own successfully. - THx


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Version: 9.9.1
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-09-13
Votes: 111


Fantastic distributon, everything including network, sound, video just work, the size (~270mb) is crazy small, and still pretty small (1.1 gb) after I run apt update && apt upgrade, also it's very fast on my old netbook and use only ~160mb memory when no app running. Good work!


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