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sycamorex [i3 in Slackware] Info about building i3
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-Slackware does not come with the i3 window manager. The installation process, however, is a quick and easy one. i3 is available from [[http://​slackbuilds.org/​desktop/​i3/​|SlackBuilds]]. Bear in mind that for Slackware systems older than 14.1, you need to install i3 version 4.2. You can build and install the dependencies using [[http://​docs.slackware.com/​howtos:​lets_build_a_slackbuild|this]] tutorial or via [[http://​www.sbopkg.org/​|sbopkg]],​ a SlackBuild browser. ​+Slackware does not come with the i3 window manager. The installation process, however, is a quick and easy one. i3 is available from [[http://​slackbuilds.org/​desktop/​i3/​|SlackBuilds]]. Bear in mind that for due to a number of factors the latest versions of i3 will not build on slightly older versions of Slackware:​ 
 +  * For Slackware systems older than 14.1, you need to install i3 version 4.2. 
 +  * For Slackware 14.1, the highest i3 version that will build without replacing Slackware stock packages will be i3 4.8 
 +  * Slackware-current (and subsequently 14.2) will be able to host the latest version of i3 (i3wm 4.11) 
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 +You can build and install the dependencies using [[http://​docs.slackware.com/​howtos:​lets_build_a_slackbuild|this]] tutorial or via [[http://​www.sbopkg.org/​|sbopkg]],​ a SlackBuild browser. ​
  
  

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