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Slackel

Last Update: 2018-12-31 05:59 UTC


Slackel is a Linux distribution and live CD based on Slackware Linux and Salix OS. It is fully compatible with both. It uses the current version of Slackware and the latest version of the KDE desktop. The Slackel disc images are offered in two different forms - installation and live.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 162 (51), 6 months: 134 (70), 3 months: 131 (83), 4 weeks: 75 (182), 1 week: 144 (46)

Average visitor rating: 8/10 from 8 review(s).


Slackel Summary
Distribution Slackel
Home Page http://www.slackel.gr/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://www.slackel.gr/forum/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation --
Screenshots http://www.slackel.gr/isos/screenshots/DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://sourceforge.net/projects/slackel/files/
Bug Tracker --
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Reviews 7.x: DistroWatch
14.x: Blogspot
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-12-30: Distribution Release: Slackel 7.1 "Openbox"
 • 2017-05-02: Distribution Release: Slackel 7.0
 • 2016-11-20: Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.8 "Openbox"
 • 2016-10-21: Distribution Release: Slackel 4.14.21 "KDE Live"
 • 2016-09-16: Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.7 "Openbox"
 • 2016-06-01: Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.6 "Openbox"
 • 2016-04-25: Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.5 "Openbox"
 • 2015-10-04: Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.4 "Openbox"
 • 2015-08-08: Distribution Release: Slackel 4.14.3 "KDE Live"
 • 2015-04-10: Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.3 "Openbox"
 • 2014-09-14: Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.2 "Openbox"
 • 2014-08-09: Distribution Release: Slackel 1.0 "Fluxbox Live"
 • More Slackel releases...

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Feature 7.1 7.0 6.0.8 5.0
Release Date 2018-12-30 2017-05-01 2016-11-19 2013-10-16
End Of Life        
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1500-1600 1260-1349    
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox
Package Management TXZ TXZ TXZ TXZ
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice GOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, x86_64
Init Software SysV SysV SysV SysV
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asian Language Support        
Full Package List 7.1 7.0 6.0.8 5.0
Package 7.1 7.0 6.0.8 5.0
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.2 3.0.1 3.0.1 2.8.6
alsa-lib (1.1.8) 1.1.7 1.1.3 1.1.1 1.0.27.2
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- --
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.2
bind (9.13.5) -- -- -- --
chromium (71.0.3578.98) -- -- -- --
cups (2.2.10) 2.2.10 2.2.3 2.1.4 1.5.4
dhcp (4.4.1) -- -- -- --
e2fsprogs (1.44.5) 1.44.5 1.43.4 1.43.3 1.42.8
firefox (64.0.2) 63.0.1 45.9.0 -- --
freetype (2.9.1) 2.9.1 2.7.1 2.6.5 2.5.0.1
gcc (8.2.0) 8.2.0 5.4.0 5.4.0 4.8.1
gimp (2.10.8) 2.10.8 2.8.20 2.8.18 2.8.6
glibc (2.28) 2.28 2.24 2.24 2.17
gnome-shell (3.30.2) -- -- -- --
gnucash (3.4) -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.44) 1.12.34 1.12.32 1.12.27 1.12.2
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02 2.00 2.00
gtk+ (3.24.4) 3.24.2 3.22.12 3.18.9 3.8.2
httpd (2.4.37) -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.4) -- -- -- --
k3b (18.12.1) -- -- -- --
kmod (25) 25 24 23 15
krita (4.1.7) -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.1.4) 6.1.3 5.2.6 -- --
linux (4.20.3) 4.19.12 4.4.38 4.4.29 3.10.16
Package 7.1 7.0 6.0.8 5.0
lxpanel (0.9.3) 0.9.3 0.9.3 -- --
mariadb (10.3.12) 10.3.11 -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.4) -- -- -- --
mesa (18.3.2) 18.3.1 17.0.4 12.0.2 9.1.6
mysql (8.0.14) -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.30.5) -- -- -- --
NVIDIA (415.27) -- -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.5.2
openjdk (11.0.1) 8u161 8u121 8u91 7u40
openssh (7.9p1) 7.9p1 7.5p1 7.3p1 6.2p2
openssl (1.1.1a) 1.1.1a 1.0.2k 1.0.2j 1.0.1e
perl (5.28.1) 5.28.1 5.24.0 5.22.2 5.18.1
php (7.3.1) -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.14.5) -- -- -- --
postfix (3.3.2) -- -- -- --
postgresql (11.1) -- -- -- --
Python (3.7.2) 2.7.15 2.7.13 2.7.12 2.7.5
qt (5.12.0) 4.8.7 4.8.7 4.8.7 --
samba (4.9.4) 4.9.4 4.6.2 4.4.5 4.0.9
systemd (240) -- -- -- --
thunderbird (60.4.0) 60.4.0 52.0.1 -- --
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.0 8.0 7.4
vlc (3.0.6) -- -- -- 2.0.6
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.3) 1.20.3 1.19.3 1.18.4 1.14.3

Reader Ratings
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Version: 7.1
Rating: 1
Date: 2019-01-06
Votes: 0


persistence dose not work .

Off a cd it some times boots but other will not

looks good but can not be installed to a usb

wasted a lot of time with this and ruined my usb trying to install it with persistence hope you have better luck

antix works better the p resistance seems to work their

their is not much documentation or support of any kind to get it working




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Version: 7.0
Rating: 5
Date: 2018-06-13
Votes: 3


Not much in their Gslapt package manager. No UFW firewall.


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Version: 7.0
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-05-22
Votes: 35


Slackel is one of the best Linux distros that I've ever experimented. Simple and powerfull.


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