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|HOWTO articles - Security||HOWTO articles - Security Securing your computer is an ongoing process. The following guides will help you secure your Slackware installation, be it for server, workstation or laptop needs. Make sure you subscribe to the slackware-security mailing list. All security announcements since 1999 are available on|
|HOWTO articles - Network Services||HOWTO articles - Network Services This section contains how to articles intended to guide users to setup and maintain various network services on Slackware based systems. Overview of Slackware Network Services HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Slackware Administration||HOWTO articles - Slackware Administration Although Slackware tries to limit distribution specific tools compared to other distributions, there are a few cases where specific tasks are unique to Slackware. This section contains those special cases.|
|HOWTO articles - Software||HOWTO articles - Software This section contains How-To articles for software that does not fit into following categories: * Slackware Admin * General Admin * Cloud * Databases * Emulators * Multimedia * Network Services * Security * Window Managers Overview of Slackware Administration HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Window Managers||HOWTO articles - Window Managers This section contains how to articles intended to guide users to setup and maintain window managers on Slackware based systems. Overview of Slackware Administration HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Multimedia||HOWTO articles - Multimedia This section contains how to articles intended to guide users to setup and maintain multimedia apps on Slackware based systems. Overview of Slackware Multimedia HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Miscellaneous||HOWTO articles - Miscellaneous This section contains how to articles which do not fit within any of the other main HOWTO categories. Overview of Slackware Miscellaneous HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Databases||HOWTO articles - Databases This section contains how to articles intended to guide users to setup and maintain various database systems on Slackware based systems. Overview of Slackware Administration HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Emulators||HOWTO articles - Emulators Linux users often grew up using other computer Operating Systems and playing their games on Consoles. After making the switch to a Linux based desktop, no one is keeping you from enjoying those old environments, because emulator software has been written for a great many of those old platforms. Looking for a way to play your old Commodore games? Or MS DOS? Or Atari, ZX Spectrum, or|
|HOWTO articles - General Administration||HOWTO articles - General Administration This section contains How-To articles for system administration tasks that exist in multiple Linux and Unix based distributions Overview of Slackware Administration HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Hardware||HOWTO articles - Hardware This section contains How-To articles for for hardware drivers and configurations including virtualization and emulation platforms. Architecture Specific HOWTOS Overview of Hardware HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page|
|HOWTO articles - Cloud||HOWTO articles - Cloud Cloud is the buzz word of these days. We have a series of articles that will help you understand what cloud services are, how they can work in your advantage, and how you can run Slackware in the cloud. Commercial Cloud Services|
|The Cross Syntax Cheat Sheet: DokuWiki versus AsciiDoc Markups||The Cross Syntax Cheat Sheet: DokuWiki versus AsciiDoc Markups Introduction At time of writing, SlackDocs uses a DokuWiki engine to convert the wiki pages (plain text including markup) to xhtml text. Converting the DokuWiki markup to AsciiDoc markup can ease the work of translators of DokuWiki pages, as the application po4a, that allows to produce PO files ready for translation, can handle the AsciiDoc markup but not the DokuWiki markup.||howtos|
|Get acquainted with Slackware||Get acquainted with Slackware Introduction This document is intended to allow people who have already used another “Unix-like” system to get quickly acquainted with Slackware. We assume that the reader: * knows the main Unix commands and the associated concepts,||howtos|
|How-to translate a document in AsciiDoc format||How-to translate a document in AsciiDoc format Introduction According to its Home Page: " AsciiDoc is a text document format for writing notes, documentation, articles, books, ebooks, slideshows, web pages, man pages and blogs. AsciiDoc files can be translated to many formats including||howtos, asciidoc, translation|
|Internationalization and localization of shell scripts||Internationalization and localization of shell scripts Presentation Purpose, scope and intended audience This document is intended to help developers, maintainers and translators to write/maintain/translate internationalized then localized shell scripts, using the tools provided by GNU gettext.||howtos, gettext, shell, scripts, internationalization, localization, i18n, l10n|
|Linux HOWTOs||Linux HOWTOs The Linux HOWTOs are a collection of documents which cover specific subjects related to GNU/Linux. Most Linux HOWTOs are not tailored to a specific distribution, therefore they are very useful for Slackware Linux users. The linux- howtos package in the “f” software set contains the HOWTO collection. After installing this package the HOWTOs are available from the /usr/doc/Linux-HOWTOs/ directory. Slackware Linux also contains a small collection of Linux-related FAQs (FAQs are docume…||howtos, author etech3|
|How to run OpenXenManager On Slackware||How to run OpenXenManager On Slackware ( known to work with Slackware64 14.2) 1) Install Python from Slackware packages. 2) Install pygtk from Slackware packages. 3) Install configobj from Slackbuilds. 4) Install gtk-vnc from Slackbuilds.||howtos, software, virtualization, xen, openxenmanager, slackware 14.2|
|Proxying Emails to Your Local Mail Relay Server||Proxying Emails to Your Local Mail Relay Server There may be times where you may need to send emails from a machine, that can not do so directly nor thought your local SMTP relay and you have no easy way out for mending the causes. Let's examine some scenarios that would allow you to work around the problem.||howtos, smtp, proxy|
|Script with autostart function and output to defined console.||Script with autostart function and output to defined console. There is instruction, how to do script output to console 2,3, or another, and autostart them on computer switch on. In that case we cannot put script start in /etc/rc.d/rc.local file, as always, because in that stage agetty, and consoles not activated, and therefore, script at that stage cannot do output to non-existing at that time, console, therefore, we put it in crontab with special preffix:||howtos, script, console, output, autostart, cron, startup|
|HOWTO articles - Miscellaneous||HOWTO articles - Miscellaneous This section contains how to articles which do not fit within any of the other main HOWTO categories. Overview of Slackware Miscellaneous HOWTOS ---------- howtos topic_page||howtos, topic page|
|Configuring Wireless With wpa_cli||Configuring Wireless With wpa_cli This article is for folks who are choosing not to use NetworkManager for their wireless. If you are running FluxBox or some other lightweight window manager, you may find it useful to configure wireless in the manner described below.||howtos, author, slackwood|