Episode 219

Episode 2:19: Cut Us Some Slack


March 14th, 2022

1 hr 51 mins 20 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

0:00 Cold Open
1:44 Framing It Up
8:52 Slackware Preamble
12:59 History of Slackware's History
17:21 Slackware's History
1:13:25 Thoughts on Slackware
1:39:37 App Focus: lsd
1:45:46 Next Time
1:49:58 Stinger

Coming up in this episode

  1. Leo picked up a frame
  2. Slackware. All the Slackware
  3. How we blew up our Slackware
  4. And we spruce up the terminal


Slackware Linux

  • Leadership: Patrick J. Volkerding
  • Site: slackware.com
  • Base System: Slackware
  • Desktop Environment: XFCE, Plasma, etc., etc.
  • File Manager: DE defaults
  • Package Manager: slackpkg, pkgtool
  • Kernel: 5.15.19
  • Display Manager: *lightdm, sddm, +, + *
  • Display Protocol: X11 and Wayland
  • Init System: rc init (BSD style) with SysVinit compatibility

Fast Links


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App Focus

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Next Time

With us trying out Slackware Linux for this past month, that means our next show will be topic based. We have a few topics planned for you and all of them will affect you in the Linux User Space.

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