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slackware:package_management [2013/02/20 20:10 (UTC)]
alienbob [Brief Explanation of Slackware Packages] Typo fixes
slackware:package_management [2018/03/03 20:03 (UTC)]
alienbob [Brief Explanation of Slackware Packages] tlz means tar.lz since 'Wed Feb 14 19:48:51 UTC 2018' - compressed using lzip
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 Slackware packages can be found with any of the following extensions: Slackware packages can be found with any of the following extensions:
   * tbz - Slackware package archive compressed using bzip2   * tbz - Slackware package archive compressed using bzip2
-  * tlz - Slackware package archive compressed using lzma+  * tlz - Slackware package archive compressed using lzip
   * tgz - Slackware package archive compressed using gzip   * tgz - Slackware package archive compressed using gzip
   * txz - Slackware package archive compressed using xz   * txz - Slackware package archive compressed using xz
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   * **swaret** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location, this tool also attempts dependency resolution.   * **swaret** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location, this tool also attempts dependency resolution.
   * **slapt-get** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location(s).   * **slapt-get** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location(s).
-  * **[[howtos:​slackware_admin:​building_packages_with_sbopkg|sbopkg]]** - This tool syncs with the slackbuilds.org build script repository, it is used to pull build scripts, upon choosing the scripts to build it allows you to choose the build order and also customize the scripts. Upon completion of the scripts it will allow you to build a Slackware package or to build and install the package. //If you choose to use a third party tool, this is the one I recommend; it has the highest probability or package ​stability ​and allows you to customize your packages.//+  * **[[howtos:​slackware_admin:​building_packages_with_sbopkg|sbopkg]]** - This tool syncs with the slackbuilds.org build script repository, it is used to pull build scripts, upon choosing the scripts to build it allows you to choose the build order and also customize the scripts. Upon completion of the scripts it will allow you to build a Slackware package or to build and install the package. 
 +  * **[[https://github.com/​dslackw/​slpkg|slpkg]]** ​is a powerful software ​package ​manager that installs, updates, ​and removes packages on Slackware based systems. It automatically computes dependencies and figures out what things should occur to install ​packages.
  
 ===== Installation Methods ===== ===== Installation Methods =====
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