SlackOnly as a main third-party repository

I decided to try using SlackOnly as my primary source of third-party software. My system is Slackware64 -multilib and all settings below take this into account. I manage the official Slackware updates and AlienBob’s multilib layer with slackpkg, complemented by it’s extension slackpkg+. Read the rest of this entry »

MATE SlackBuilds

I have been following the development of the MATE SlackBuilds (MSB) project for quite some time. Finally, I decided to give MATE a try. I wanted to have a relatively clean system before I install, since some of the packages provided by MSB are also available at Read the rest of this entry »


Some time ago I stumbled upon a very interesting discussion at LQ about using slackpkg with third party repositories. Down in the posts, zerouno wrote about a plugin for slackpkg that apparently can do that. So, I downloaded the beta version from here, installed it and decided to give it a try. Read the rest of this entry »