Slax is a LiveCD Linux distribution based on Slackware and is currently being developed by Tomáš Matějíček. Packages can be selected in a website where users can build a custom Slax iso image

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Is it possible to boot Slax from a CD on a Samsung laptop running Windows 7?

Is it possible to boot Slax from a CD on a Samsung laptop running Windows 7? All the usual things they tell you to try don't work at all. It's not possible to edit boot options in a useful way. When ...
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Porteus 3.0 not keeping symlinks after reboot

I'm having a problem with Porteus. When I create a symlink it is not persistent after reboot and I have to manually recreate it each time. The thing is when I read the documentation it seemed that ...
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How can I edit a file on a GPT partition, SLAX linux

I have installed ESXi v5.5 on a white box and need to insert a particular parameter into the boot.cfg file. I created a bootable USB drive (SLAX Linux) and can see the device /dev/sda, but can't mount ...
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How do I get a Slax module game to run?

I am new to Linux. I have purchased a USB stick with Slax on it. I downloaded some modules and placed them in the modules folder. Can someone tell me how to run the modules, what commands do you use ...
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How can I determine the SATA controller version on Windows?

I have recently bought the ASUS N550JV-DB71 and am planning on replacing the Bluray Drive with an SSD. Is there any way that I can confirm whether the BD Drive is connected via a SATA 2 or a SATA 3 ...
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Slax on NTFS (GRUB) with Changes Saved Natively

I have Slax 7 and Windows XP running on the same (ntfs) partition - woohoo! I still have a few issues, holes in my understanding: Slax apparently saves all "changes" to a single file ...
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Bootable OS + data on USB?

Can I make an bootable USB with a live OS while still keeping other data functional on my USB? I want to make an USB bootable Slax OS (Linux), but to be able to access other data while running the OS ...
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How to boot Slax on my notebook (CCE XLE-425)?

I have a 8GB flash drive with Slax 6.1.2 SO installed on it, so I can use that in almost all computers I use to access my files and programs with my configurations. BUT I have one serious problem ...
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How to correct this Slax Module Manager issue?

I was testing some modules for Slax - some Gparted modules and some requirements for it - adding and removing them. But when I restarted OS, Slax Module Manager did not work anymore. When I try to ...
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Apps on SLAX does not run

Please, how to solve this: I've installed GIMP 2.7.1 (OS Slax), but it doesn't work. Clicking on icon doesn't start GIMP. In Shell: kdesu /usr/bin/gimp gimp: symbol lookup error: ...