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-====== Slackware Linux Essentials ======+ ====== Slackware Linux Essentials ======
  
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 +<note important>​**The Slackbook pages in this wiki are not to be changed.** \\
 +The contents will be updated by the site editors to match the current working copy of the slackbook by the original authors.
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 +If you wish to recommend content or updates for the official book, visit the website at [[http://​www.slackbook.org/​]],​ verify the current state of the book and follow the directions to contribute. </​note>​
  
 ===== Intended Audience ===== ===== Intended Audience =====
  
-Slackware is a powerful, Intel-based distribution that can be configured to be a stable workstation,​ an efficient server, and anything you really want it to be. It is stable, secure, and functional. +FIXME
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-This is to get you started with Slackware. It will not cover every little thing about the system, but it will introduce you to what is included and how to get yourself off the ground. You may even find later that it can be a good reference. But in all cases, it is a handy guide for most every part of the system. ​+
  
 ===== Why A New Slackware Book? ===== ===== Why A New Slackware Book? =====
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 Slackware Linux may be one of the oldest surviving Linux distributions but it's still regularly updated and includes the latest releases of many of the most popular free software programs. While Slackware does aim to maintain its traditional UNIX roots and values, there is no escaping "​progress"​. Subsystems change, window managers come and go and new ways are devised to manage the complexities of a modern operating system. While we do resist change for change'​s sake, it's inevitable that as things evolve documentation becomes stale — books are no exception. Slackware Linux may be one of the oldest surviving Linux distributions but it's still regularly updated and includes the latest releases of many of the most popular free software programs. While Slackware does aim to maintain its traditional UNIX roots and values, there is no escaping "​progress"​. Subsystems change, window managers come and go and new ways are devised to manage the complexities of a modern operating system. While we do resist change for change'​s sake, it's inevitable that as things evolve documentation becomes stale — books are no exception.
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-===== Conventions Used in this Book ===== 
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 ===== Acknowledgements ===== ===== Acknowledgements =====
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 ===== Book Chapters ===== ===== Book Chapters =====
  
-  - Introduction to Slackware+  ​* [[slackbook:​conventions_used_in_this_book|Conventions Used in this Book]] 
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 +  ​[[slackbook:​intro_to_slackware|Introduction to Slackware]]
   - [[slackbook:​install|Installation]]   - [[slackbook:​install|Installation]]
   - [[slackbook:​booting|Booting]]   - [[slackbook:​booting|Booting]]
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   - [[slackbook:​process_control|Process Control]]   - [[slackbook:​process_control|Process Control]]
   - [[slackbook:​xwindow_system|The X Window System]]   - [[slackbook:​xwindow_system|The X Window System]]
-  - [[slackbook:​cups|Printing]]+  - [[slackbook:​printing|Printing]]
   - [[slackbook:​users|Users and Groups]]   - [[slackbook:​users|Users and Groups]]
   - [[slackbook:​filesystem_permissions|Filesystem Permissions]]   - [[slackbook:​filesystem_permissions|Filesystem Permissions]]
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 ====== Sources ====== ====== Sources ======
-  ​* Original source: http://​slackbook.org/​betaauthor ​Alan Hicks.+<!-- If you copy information from another source, then specify that source --> 
 +  ​* Original source: ​[[http://www.slackbook.org/​beta]] \\ 
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 +  * Originally written by Alan Hicks, Chris Lumens, David Cantrell, Logan Johnson 
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