Slackware 13 Revisit

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In my Slackware 13 review mfillpot gave some suggestions to improve the Slackware experience and I thought I would give them a shot. First off, changing the init level to 4 to allow KDM to show up instead of this startx business. I was happy to note that Slackware had emacs. So many distros have vi and I never really learned how to use it well. So I changed the value to 4 and restarted.

So I wanted to test out sbopkg. Last time I reviewed Slackware many of the comments were about how it was not a pain that Slackware did not resolve dependencies, but rather a virtue. I see and understand their points, but I respectfully disagree. So mfillpot’s suggestion of sbopkg being like apt-get intrigued me. I went to the site he linked to. As I looked at the site I wondered if I wasn’t getting into a chicken and egg scenario. After all, how would I install this program for installing all my others?

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