Slackware Linux Essentials

This is the official guide to Slackware Linux. This book is designed to get you started with the Slackware Linux operating system. It’s not meant to cover every single aspect of the distribution, but rather to show what it is capable of and give you a basic working knowledge of the system.

The Slackware Linux operating system is a powerful platform for Intel-based computers. It is designed to be stable, secure, and functional as both a high-end server and powerful workstation.
As you gain experience with Slackware Linux, we hope you find this book to be a handy reference. We also hope you’ll lend it to all of your friends when they come asking about that cool Slackware Linux operating system you’re running.


  • An Introduction to Slackware Linux
  • Help
  • Installation
  • System Configuration
  • Network Configuration
  • X Configuration
  • Booting
  • The Shell
  • Filesystem Structure
  • Handling Files and Directories
  • Process Control
  • Essential System Administration
  • Basic Network Commands
  • Security
  • Archive Files
  • Vi, Emacs
  • Slackware Package Management
  • ZipSlack

Book Details

Author(s): Murray Stokely and FuKang Chen.
Publisher: Slackware Linux
Format(s): PDF, HTML, PostScript
File size: 1.78 MB
Number of pages: 284
Link: Download or read online.

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