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Welcome to the Slackware Documentation Project

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This is the primary source for Studioware documentation.

We are building out this wiki slowly, so please bear with us as more and more knowledge gets added!

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Packages for 32 and 64 bit have been released for:


What Is Studioware

  • Studioware is a project aimed at providing build scripts and packages of the best open source audio editing software available for the Slackware Linux operating system.
  • A powerful suite of multimedia applications for professional audio production, video and photography.
No official (stock) Slackware packages are replaced or removed.

Tell Me More

  • Studioware turns your Slackware machine into a full fledged digital audio workstation (DAW).
  • Have you ever wanted to record and edit your own music? You are at the right place.
  • Packages and SlackBuild scripts for 32 and 64 bit systems available.
  • Intended User Base:
    • Recording studios
    • Musicians
    • Photographers
    • We didn't leave you video pros in the dark either!
  • Workflows:
    • Audio production, video and photography
  • Custom tools to make installation/package management easier:
    • studiopkg - Studioware package installer
    • sepkg - Studioware package builder
Studioware custom tools use native Slackware pkgtools to manage your Studioware system.

Applications List


Jump straight to Quick Start

Before you begin installation here are a few things you may want to know:

  • Studioware has three main series/categories:
    • Audio
    • Video
    • Photo
A “Full” install includes all three series/categories. Audio, Video and Photo.

These “series” or “categories” can be installed separately or you can do a full install.

'studiopkg -q full' will download and install everything (full install).
'studiopkg -q audio' will download and install the audio queue/packages.
'studiopkg -q video' will download and install the video queue/packages.
'studiopkg -q photo' will download and install the photo queue/packages.

Please see Quick Start for detailed installation documentation.

Brief descriptions of the installation tools and where to download them:

Quick Start Installation Guide

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