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Welcome to the Slackware Documentation Project

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Welcome to the SlackDocs Wiki: your primary source for Slackware Linux documentation on the web.

Getting Started

The following links are useful for those getting started with Slackware Linux.

  • Slackware: a brief overview of Slackware Linux; describes what to expect from a Slackware Linux system.
  • Getting Involved: describes various ways Slackers (both new and experienced users) can contribute to the Slackware community.
  • Slackware installation Guide: a guide through the whole process of installing and configuring Slackware Linux; written for new and experienced users alike.
  • FAQ: a list of common and frequently asked questions.

Wiki News

The Wiki News page will document the admins' tinkering with this wiki.

If you are willing and able to contribute to the wiki, please see this list for ideas.

If you just want to talk about the content of any of our Wiki pages, or if you want to propose improvements to a page, you can use the “discussion” tab which shows up at the top of every page, and leave your thoughts/comments/ideas there. Alternatively, SlackDocs also has a mailing list which can be used for content discussion and brainstorming at http://lists.alienbase.nl/mailman/listinfo/slackdocs


Are you more comfortable reading articles in your native language? Click here for a list of available language categories and other internationalization information.


If looking for specific information, try using the search box to the left. Alternatively, use Google's “site” search feature by appending “site:docs.slackware.com” to search terms.

You must create an account to edit this wiki (even if you only want to write something on a “discussion” page). Once done, you can play around in the Playground or your own user page to familiarize yourself with the Dokuwiki markup. The available syntax is listed in wiki:syntax where you will also find pointers to the plugins which have been installed, providing additional functionality.

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