Index of /pub/slackware/slackware-11.0
Name Last modified Size Description
Parent Directory 29-May-2013 19:06 -
ANNOUNCE.11_0 02-Oct-2006 04:36 10k
BOOTING.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:36 20k
CHANGES_AND_HINTS.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:37 10k
CHECKSUMS.md5 10-Jan-2013 04:57 475k
CHECKSUMS.md5.asc 10-Jan-2013 04:57 1k
COPYING 10-Jun-1994 02:28 18k
COPYRIGHT.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:37 15k
CRYPTO_NOTICE.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:37 1k
ChangeLog.txt 25-Jul-2012 02:02 315k
FAQ.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:37 32k
FILELIST.TXT 10-Jan-2013 04:56 630k
GPG-KEY 29-Aug-2012 18:27 2k
PACKAGES.TXT 23-Feb-2007 04:51 270k
RELEASE_NOTES 02-Oct-2006 04:37 6k
SPEAKUP_DOCS.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:38 15k
SPEAK_INSTALL.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:38 15k
Slackware-HOWTO 02-Oct-2006 04:38 73k
UPGRADE.TXT 02-Oct-2006 04:38 4k
bootdisks/ 09-Sep-2006 06:17 -
extra/ 25-Aug-2011 10:01 -
isolinux/ 02-Oct-2006 03:38 -
kernels/ 02-Oct-2006 04:00 -
pasture/ 23-Feb-2007 04:48 -
patches/ 25-Jul-2012 02:09 -
rootdisks/ 21-Sep-2006 07:00 -
slackware/ 23-Feb-2007 04:51 -
source/ 23-Feb-2007 04:55 -
testing/ 10-May-2007 21:14 -
zipslack/ 23-Feb-2007 04:55 -
Welcome to Slackware 11!
Slackware 11.0 is a complete distribution of the Linux operating system.
This version contains the 188.8.131.52 Linux kernel, plus recent versions of
these (and many more) software packages:
- C compiler gcc-3.4.6
- Binutils 184.108.40.206.2
- GNU C Library glibc-2.3.6
- X Window System X11R6.9.0 (aka 7.0.0) from X.Org.
- KDE 3.5.4
- Xfce 220.127.116.11
For installation instructions, see the file 'Slackware-HOWTO'.
For details of important changes from Slackware 10.2 to 11.0, see the file
'CHANGES_AND_HINTS.TXT'. Thanks to Robby Workman for help with this.
For information about how to upgrade from Slackware 10.2 to 11.0, see the
file 'UPGRADE.TXT'. The information in 'CHANGES_AND_HINTS.TXT' will also
be valuable to read before attempting a system upgrade. As would a backup.
These are some of the important files and directories found on the Slackware
There is also a newer (and faster) primary FTP site for Slackware here:
Thanks to cwo.com for continuing to help us with hosting for our web site
and ftp.slackware.com, and to the OSU Open Source Lab for hosting our
archives at slackware.osuosl.org.
If you're reading this on a CD-ROM, these directories will probably be
split across several discs.
|-- BOOTING.TXT Tips for troubleshooting boot problems.
|-- CHECKSUMS.md5 MD5 format file checksums.
|-- COPYING The GNU Public License.
|-- COPYRIGHT.TXT Slackware copyright and trademark information.
|-- CRYPTO_NOTICE.TXT Legal information about encryption in Slackware.
|-- ChangeLog.txt Log of system changes from Slackware 10.2 to 11.0.
|-- FAQ.TXT Frequently asked questions and answers.
|-- FILELIST.TXT List of files on the Slackware FTP site.
|-- GPG-KEY The GnuPG key used to verify Slackware packages.
|-- PACKAGES.TXT A detailed list of the core Slackware packages.
|-- SPEAKUP_DOCS.TXT Documentation for the Speakup speech synth software.
|-- SPEAK_INSTALL.TXT How to install with Speakup speech synthesis.
|-- Slackware-HOWTO Instructions for installing Slackware from CD.
| If you're new to Slackware, start with this.
|-- UPGRADE.TXT Instructions for upgrading from earlier versions.
|-- bootdisks/ Bootdisks for installing without a bootable CD-ROM or
| | for starting a Linux system from floppy disk. See
| | also the rootdisks/ directory below.
| |-- RAWRITE.EXE The "RAWRITE" programs are used to write a floppy
| |-- RAWRITE12.DOC image under DOS or Windows. Because there are a lot
| |-- RAWRITE12.EXE of versions of DOS and Windows, there are several
| |-- RAWRITENT.DOC versions of RAWRITE, and you may have to try a few
| |-- RAWRITENT.EXE before finding one that works with your version of DOS
| |-- RAWRITEXP.EXE or Windows.
| |-- README.TXT Detailed descriptions of all the boot floppies.
| |-- adaptec.s Adaptec bootdisk.
| |-- ataraid.s Bootdisk with ATA (IDE) RAID support.
| |-- bare.i Standard IDE/ATAPI bootdisk (default kernel).
| |-- bareacpi.i IDE/ATAPI bootdisk with ACPI power support.
| |-- ibmmca.s IBM PS/2 Microchannel bus bootdisk.
| |-- jfs.s Bootdisk with IBM JFS support.
| |-- lowmem.i Bootdisk for machines too low on RAM to boot bare.i.
| | This is also the only kernel that supports a 386.
| |-- old_cd.i Old non-SCSI non-IDE CD-ROM drive support bootdisk.
| |-- pportide.i Parallel port IDE bootdisk.
| |-- raid.s SCSI RAID bootdisk.
| |-- scsi.s Supports some SCSI cards (see bootdisks/README.TXT).
| |-- scsi2.s Supports some SCSI cards (see bootdisks/README.TXT).
| |-- scsi3.s Supports some SCSI cards (see bootdisks/README.TXT).
| |-- speakup.s bare.i + Speakup speech support. Also AIC7xxx SCSI.
| `-- xfs.s Bootdisk with support for SGI XFS and AIC7xxx SCSI.
|-- extra/ Extra packages for Slackware like:
| | k3b-0.12.17 and k3b-i18n-0.12.17 (CD/DVD burning
| | software), a collection of ham radio related
| | packages, INN 2.4.3 (a USENET news server),
| | grub-0.97 (an alternate boot loader), extra word
| | lists for the aspell spell checker, mpg123-0.59r
| | an MP3 decoder), emacspeak-23.0 (speech support
| | for the Emacs editor), xcdroast-0.98alpha15
| | (another CD burning program), libsafe-2.0.16 (a
| | library to add additional security checks to C
| | library functions), brltty-3.6.1 (Braille terminal
| | support), dip-3.3.7p (a communications program for
| | using the SLIP protocol), jdk-1_5_0_09 (the Java(TM)
| | Development Kit), slackpkg-2.09 (a program to help
| | keep your Slackware system updated), emu-tools-0.9.4
| | (tools for using Creative sound hardware),
| | bash-completion-20060301 (adds additional command
| | completion features to the bash shell),
| | bittornado-0.3.12 and bittorrent-4.4.0 (programs
| | for using the popular BitTorrent file sharing
| | system), checkinstall-1.6.0 (a tool to help build
| | Slackware packages), btmgr-3.7_1 (a boot manager
| | program that can help boot a CD on machines that
| | aren't able to do that directly), parted-1.7.1
| | (an advanced disk-partitioning tool),
| | slacktrack-1.29 (a tool to make Slackware packages
| | by tracking installation from source code),
| | linux-wlan-ng (additional wireless drivers),
| | blackbox-0.70.1 (a newer version of the blackbox
| | window manager), php-5.1.6 (a HTML-embedded scripting
| | language), udev-alternate-versions v064 and v071,
| | x11-radeon-patched-6.9.0 (a X11 ATI Radeon with a
| | partial fix -- don't use this unless your card needs
| | it), device-mapper-1.02.09 (device-mapper for logical
| | volume management), lvm2-2.02.09 ( a Logical Volume
| | Manager version 2), linux-18.104.22.168 (kernel-generic,
| | kernel-modules, kernel-headers and kernel source
| | packages), linux-22.214.171.124-smp (optimized for dual-
| | core and multiprocessor machines: kernel-generic-smp,
| | kernel-modules-smp, and kernel-headers-smp), and
| | ktorrent-2.0.2 (a BitTorrent program for KDE).
| `-- source/ Source code for the extra packages.
|-- isolinux/ The ISOLINUX loader and initrd.img used to install
| | Slackware from a CD-ROM. You'll also find the
| | PCMCIA and network images (these can be loaded
| | from the installation CD-ROM), and a README.TXT
| | describing how to create a Slackware installation
| | ISO image and burn it to CD-R or DVD-(+)R.
| |-- README.TXT How to burn a Bootable Slackware disc.
| |-- initrd.img Installation initrd (can also be loaded with Loadlin)
| |-- network.dsk Image containing network modules for Linux 126.96.36.199.
| |-- network26.dsk Image containing network modules for NFS installs with
| | the huge26.s (188.8.131.52) Linux kernel.
| `-- pcmcia.dsk Image containing PCMCIA modules for Linux 184.108.40.206.
|-- kernels/ Many precompiled Linux 220.127.116.11 kernel images.
| |-- adaptec.s/ Adaptec kernel.
| |-- ataraid.s/ Kernel with ATA (IDE) RAID support.
| |-- bare.i/ Standard IDE kernel.
| |-- bareacpi.i IDE/ATAPI kernel with ACPI power support.
| |-- ibmmca.s/ IBM Microchannel kernel.
| |-- jfs.s/ IBM Journaled Filesystem +aic7xxx SCSI kernel.
| |-- loadlin16c.txt Loadlin README file.
| |-- loadlin16c.zip Loadlin boot loader (used to boot Linux from DOS)
| |-- lowmem.i/ Kernel that uses very little memory.
| |-- old_cd.i/ Old non-SCSI non-IDE CD-ROM support kernel.
| |-- pportide.i/ Parallel port IDE kernel.
| |-- raid.s/ SCSI RAID kernel.
| |-- scsi.s/ Supports some SCSI cards (see bootdisks/README.TXT).
| |-- scsi2.s/ Supports some SCSI cards (see bootdisks/README.TXT).
| |-- scsi3.s/ Supports some SCSI cards (see bootdisks/README.TXT).
| |-- speakup.s/ bare.i + Speakup speech support. Also AIC7xxx SCSI.
| |-- huge26.s/ A loaded 18.104.22.168 kernel with support for nearly all
| | filesystems, SCSI controllers, and SATA. This may
| | be useful for getting Slackware installed on some
| | hardware that's not supported by the 22.214.171.124 kernel.
| | If you use this kernel, MAKE SURE that when you
| | reach the installer's kernel installation menu that
| | you install this kernel again, or you may find that
| | the machine will not reboot properly. Also, this
| | kernel will require the kernel-modules package from
| | /extra/linux-126.96.36.199/.
| |-- test26.s A loaded 2.6.18 kernel for testing (needs modules from
| | testing/packages/linux-2.6.18). Like huge26.s, this
| | kernel supports nearly all filesystems, SCSI
| | controllers, and SATA. This may be useful for getting
| | Slackware installed on some hardware that's not
| | supported by the 188.8.131.52 kernel. If you use this
| | kernel, MAKE SURE that when you reach the installer's
| | kernel installation menu that you install this kernel
| | again, or you may find that the machine will not
| | reboot properly. To use this kernel, you will also
| | need to install the kernel-modules package in
| | /testing/packages/linux-2.6.18/ after finishing the
| | installation process.
| | If you really want to test or just try out the very
| | latest Linux kernels, the place to look is on
| | ftp.kernel.org in /pub/linux/kernel/v2.6.
| |-- xfs.s/ Bootdisk with support for SGI XFS and AIC7xxx SCSI.
| `-- zipslack.s/ Kernel with Iomega and other SCSI support.
|-- pasture/ These are packages that have been removed
| from Slackware, but are useful enough to
| keep around. Might not be secure.
| Packages currently found here include apsfilter-7.2.5
| (not usually used with CUPS), LPRng-3.8.28,
| ifhp-3.5.18, db1-1.85, db2-2.4.14, db3-3.3.11,
| db31-3.1.17, db4-4.1.25, devfsd-1.3.25,
| fvwm95-2.0.43ba, ipchains-1.3.10, links-0.98,
| and wu-ftpd-2.6.2.
|-- rootdisks/ Slackware installation and rescue floppy images.
| |-- RAWRITE.EXE The "RAWRITE" programs are used to write a floppy
| |-- RAWRITE12.DOC image under DOS or Windows.
| |-- RAWRITE12.EXE
| |-- RAWRITENT.DOC
| |-- RAWRITENT.EXE
| |-- RAWRITEXP.EXE
| |-- README.TXT This README.TXT file explains the various choices.
| |-- install.1 install.1 and install.2 are the install floppy images.
| |-- install.2 If you will be starting the install using a boot
| | floppy, then you will need to load both of these.
| |-- install.zip install.zip is a version of the installer that
| |-- install.zip.README runs from a DOS partition. See the README.
| |-- network.dsk This is used also with install.1 and install.2
| |-- network.dsk.README to do installation from an NFS server.
| |-- pcmcia.dsk This is used to activate PCMCIA devices (laptop
| |-- pcmcia.dsk.README cards) needed during installation.
| |-- rescue.dsk A simple rescue floppy you can load with a
| |-- rescue.dsk.README bootdisk.
| `-- sbootmgr.dsk A small image containing a simple boot manager.
| In some cases this can be used to boot a CD in a
| machine that otherwise couldn't support it.
|-- slackware/ This directory contains the core software packages
| | for Slackware 11.0.
| |-- a/ The A (base) package series.
| |-- ap/ The AP (applications) package series.
| |-- d/ The D (development) package series.
| |-- e/ The E (GNU Emacs) package series.
| |-- f/ The F (FAQ/Documentation) package series.
| |-- k/ The K (kernel source) package series.
| |-- kde/ The KDE package series.
| |-- kdei/ The KDE internationalization package series.
| |-- l/ The L (libraries) package series.
| |-- n/ The N (networking) package series.
| |-- t/ The T (TeX) package series.
| |-- tcl/ The TCL (Tcl/Tk and related) package series.
| |-- x/ The X (X Window System) package series.
| |-- xap/ The XAP (X applications) package series.
| `-- y/ The Y (BSD games) package series.
|-- source/ This directory contains source code for the core
| | software packages in Slackware.
| |-- a/ Source for the A (base) series.
| |-- ap/ Source for the AP (applications) series.
| |-- d/ Source for the D (development) series.
| |-- e/ Source for the E (GNU Emacs) series.
| |-- f/ slack-desc files for the F (FAQ) series.
| |-- k/ Source for the K (kernel source) series.
| |-- kde/ Source for the KDE series.
| |-- kdei/ Source for the KDEI series.
| |-- l/ Source for the L (libraries) series.
| |-- n/ Source for the N (networking) series.
| |-- rootdisks/ Source for utilities on the rootdisks.
| |-- t/ Source for the T (TeX) series.
| |-- tcl/ Source for the TCL (Tcl/Tk and related) series.
| |-- x/ Source for the X (X Window System) series.
| |-- xap/ Source for the XAP (X applications) series.
| `-- y/ Source for the Y (BSD games) series.
`-- zipslack/ This is ZipSlack, a small (under 250MB) Slackware
| system packaged as a Zip file. Installation
| is as simple as unzipping zipslack.zip on a FAT or
| FAT32 partition, or Zip disk. It does not come
| with X, but is a good starting point for a base
| installation and includes enough networking tools
| to be able to get online and fetch additional
| packages. The package management tools allow you
| to add as much extra software as you have space
| for (such as L and X, or even a complete Slackware
| system including KDE) once you boot the system.
| For more information, see the README.1st file.
|-- ChangeLog.txt Changes to ZipSlack.
|-- FAQ.TXT ZipSlack FAQ.
|-- RAWRITE.EXE The "RAWRITE" programs are used to write a floppy
|-- RAWRITE12.DOC image under DOS or Windows.
|-- README.1st ZipSlack README and installation instructions.
|-- README.ppa Information about parallel port Zip drives.
|-- bootdisk.img A bootdisk you can use to boot ZipSlack.
|-- fourmeg.txt README for the 8MB swapfile package for ZipSlack.
|-- fourmeg.zip An 8MB swapfile useful on machines with low RAM.
`-- zipslack.zip ZipSlack as a single Zip archive.
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