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 The latest versions of Slackware Linux are distributed on DVD or CD media, but Slackware can be installed in a variety of other ways. We're only going to focus on the most common method - booting from a DVD - in this book. If you don't have a CD or DVD drive, you might wish to take a look at the various README files inside the ''usb-and-pxe-installers'' directory at your favorite Slackware mirror. This directory includes the necessary files and instructions for booting the Slackware installer from a USB flash drive or from a network card that supports PXE. The files there are the best source of information available for such boot methods. The latest versions of Slackware Linux are distributed on DVD or CD media, but Slackware can be installed in a variety of other ways. We're only going to focus on the most common method - booting from a DVD - in this book. If you don't have a CD or DVD drive, you might wish to take a look at the various README files inside the ''usb-and-pxe-installers'' directory at your favorite Slackware mirror. This directory includes the necessary files and instructions for booting the Slackware installer from a USB flash drive or from a network card that supports PXE. The files there are the best source of information available for such boot methods.
  
-A HOWTO on setting up a PXE boot server right off a Slackware installation medium (DVD, CDROM or USBB Stick) is available in this separate article: [[slackware:pxe_install|Out of the box Slackware PXE Server]]+A HOWTO on setting up a PXE boot server right off a Slackware installation medium (DVD or USB Stick) is available in this separate article: [[slackware:pxe_install|Out of the box Slackware PXE Server]]
  
 ===== Booting the Installer ===== ===== Booting the Installer =====
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 To select or switch between available [[slackware:desktop_environment|desktop environments]] run ''xwmconfig'' as root. To select or switch between available [[slackware:desktop_environment|desktop environments]] run ''xwmconfig'' as root.
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 +=== Adding multilib ===
 +If you just installed the 64-bit version of Slackware, you will soon discover that this is a "pure" 64-bit environment. In other words: out of the box, Slackware64 is not able to run or compile 32-bit program binaries. \\ Luckily, this is simple to fix. Adding the capability to run and/or compile 32-bit programs will turn your Slackware64 into a "multilib" system. Instructions can be found in the article "[[slackware:multilib|Adding Multilib Capability to Slackware on x86_64 Architecture]]" in our Wiki.
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