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 ===== Configuring ===== ===== Configuring =====
  
-Before slackpkg can be used it needs to have a current list of packages and their versions and that can be downloaded automatically by the tool itself once a mirror site is selected. To select a mirror, just uncomment a single URL in the file ''/​etc/​slackpkg/​mirrors''​. Note that the links are sorted by Slackware release versions so make sure that the selected link is in the same release that you are interested in.+Before slackpkg can be used it needs to have a current list of packages and their versions and that can be downloaded automatically by the tool itself once a mirror site is selected. To select a mirror, just uncomment a single URL in the file ''/​etc/​slackpkg/​mirrors''​. Note that the links are sorted by Slackware release versions so make sure that the selected link is in the same release that you are interested in. It is recommended,​ though not required, that you use the ''​mirrors.slackware.com''​ mirror, as that one will automatically redirect you to your geographically closest mirror
  
 Then run: Then run:
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 ===== Usage ===== ===== Usage =====
 +Read this entire page before using slackpkg, especially the part about Full System Upgrades, if you are or plan to run Slackware -current.
  
 Slackpkg uses patterns to search install and remove packages. The pattern will be searched on the list of packages and any package that matches the pattern is shown. Slackpkg uses patterns to search install and remove packages. The pattern will be searched on the list of packages and any package that matches the pattern is shown.

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