Updating slackware 12
Warning: This blog entry was written two or more years ago.
Therefore, it may contain broken links, out-dated or misleading content, or information that is just plain wrong. Recently I have been messing around with setting up a mailserver (more on that later) and one of the steps in doing this was to install a spam filtering program. The first time you run CPAN, it will want to be configured.
Select a mirror in the file /etc/slackpkg/mirrors, read the man page and away you go.
Now sudo is being used usually through a YAD gui dialog to perform many unreachable functions.
He started the project because he wanted to run a Unix-based operating system without spending a lot of money.
This tip is for separate autonomous systems or for systems using different authentication servers which are sharing files using NFS.
Slackware doesn't do dependency checking while Ubuntu does.
However, both kinds of tools have many commonalities.
Since they cannot radically change the GPL, they are offered the opportunity to provide their own license and have it certified by this organization.
I tried updating to version 6 (I was running 5.5), I also uninstalled VMWare and did a clean install with version 6 and ran the any-any-update113.
I can't seem to find anyone else with my same problem, or a solution to a similar problem which might help me gain way.