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 One last thing - there will be mail in the root user's mailbox filled with useful information about package management, as well as system configuration and maintenance. You should check it with your favorite mail client. If you have not used any of the included mail clients, alpine is a good suggestion to get started quickly and easily. One last thing - there will be mail in the root user's mailbox filled with useful information about package management, as well as system configuration and maintenance. You should check it with your favorite mail client. If you have not used any of the included mail clients, alpine is a good suggestion to get started quickly and easily.
  
-=== Configuring Graphical Logins ===+==== Configuring Graphical Logins ​====
 Once your system is up to date and you have created your first user, you may want to configure your system to boot into X by default, with a graphical login instead of a console login. ​ You can first test that X auto-detects your video correctly by issuing the `startx` command. ​ If X11 starts and you end up at a desktop, you're probably good to go.  Open the /​etc/​inittab file, as root, in your editor of choice. ​ Change the following line: Once your system is up to date and you have created your first user, you may want to configure your system to boot into X by default, with a graphical login instead of a console login. ​ You can first test that X auto-detects your video correctly by issuing the `startx` command. ​ If X11 starts and you end up at a desktop, you're probably good to go.  Open the /​etc/​inittab file, as root, in your editor of choice. ​ Change the following line:
  
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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.
  
-=== Adding multilib ===+==== 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. 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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