I recently came across a cool blog, dedicated to Slackware, Linux and technology: What amazed me at a first glance was that it looked almost exactly as what I had in mind for my own blog in the beginning. Originally, I had an S-shaped galaxy in the banner, where the S made the first letter of the blog’s name…
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CRUX installation cheatsheet

Since the last couple of months, I’ve been taking an interest in CRUX. I used this Linux distribution some 10 years ago and I really liked how the system was organized. It has a very nice handbook, which is a must during the installation. I decided to simply collect all steps I took in a “cheatsheet”, very similar to what can be already found in their wiki, as “Quick Install Reference”.

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GTK2-only Xfce 4.12 desktop

I want to keep using a GTK2-based desktop environment on the upcoming Slackware 15.0 release. Long story short, I decided to stay with Xfce 4.12 and created my own repository of SlackBuild scripts that aim to build a GTK2-only desktop on -current. I have been running it for over a month on Slackware -current from 17 May 2021. Here’s my announcement in LQ. Of course, this comes with no warranty, so use at your own risk.
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Nine years of Slackalaxy

It has been 9 years. I have total of 230 posts, including this one.

That’s all :)

Slackalaxy at GitHub

Well, I finally took the time to set up a GitHub repo ( I started testing my SlackBuilds on Slackware 15.0 beta here. At the moment I am making sure sources build, fix broken links, etc. This is all only on x86_64 for now.
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