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slackware:slackpkg [2012/08/31 08:42 (UTC)]
vharishankar [Full system upgrade] added a note on configuration file updates
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 ====== slackpkg ====== ====== slackpkg ======
-Slackpkg is an automated tool to manage local packages and to install new package over a network. Nowadays slackpkg comes as part of Slackware, but if you do not have it installed, the latest version can be downloaded from [[http://sourceforge.net/​projects/slackpkg/​files/​latest/​download|SourceForge]] and installed with installpkg.+Slackpkg is an automated tool to manage local packages and to install new package over a network. Nowadays slackpkg comes as part of Slackware, but if you do not have it installed, the latest version can be downloaded from [[https://slackpkg.org/|slackpkg.org]] and installed with installpkg.
  
 ===== Configuring ===== ===== Configuring =====
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 ==== install ==== ==== install ====
  
-To install a package use ''​slackpkg install pattern''​. If a package was found a dialog window will present any packages that matches to the pattern and the user can un/check which packages to install. +To install a package use ''​slackpkg install pattern''​. If a package was found a dialog window will present any packages that matches to the pattern and the user can un/check which packages to install.\\ 
 +To install everything in a branch you can type: ''​slackpkg install branch''​ for example ''​slackpkg install kde''​ will install everything under kde (but nothing from kdei).
 ==== remove ==== ==== remove ====
  
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 It is always recommended to read the latest ChangeLogs and ''​UPGRADING.TXT''​ (found on the HTTP/FTP mirrors for each version) before doing any major system upgrades. ​ It is always recommended to read the latest ChangeLogs and ''​UPGRADING.TXT''​ (found on the HTTP/FTP mirrors for each version) before doing any major system upgrades. ​
-<​note>​Pay attention to changed configuration files. Update them either by merging ​the customizations from the older configuration files (Slackpkg can optionally step through every changed configuration file and allow you to resolve the changes) or manually editing the new files after allowing Slackpkg to overwrite the old configuration files. You can decide which way works best for you.</​note> ​+<​note>​Pay attention to changed configuration files. Update them either by merging ​your customizations from the older configuration files (Slackpkg can optionally step through every changed configuration file and allow you to resolve the changes) or manually editing the new files after allowing Slackpkg to overwrite the old configuration files. You decide which way works best for you.</​note> ​
 ===== External Links ===== ===== External Links =====
  
-  * SlackPKG home page: [[http://www.slackpkg.org/]] +  * SlackPKG home page: [[https://​slackpkg.org/​]]
-  * SlackPKG project on SourceForge:​ [[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​slackpkg/]]+
  
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