Slackware: Enabling package update through online mirrors


Unfortunately Slackware 12.0 does not unable update of OS by default, slackpkg needs to be installed from the install CD/DVD which is located in “extra\slackpkg” folder.

installpkg slackpkg*.tgz

uncomment only one mirror on /etc/slackpkg/mirrors file which represent your version.

slackpkg update; slackpkg upgrade-all

the above command will upgrade your machine.

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