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    General Linux configuration


    What happend to linuxconf, Im currently working on my linux + certification and it says that most linux distros, use linuxconf as one stop shop for linux configuration but mostlikely have their configuration utilities, I know this because of experience.

    I tried to run this command or utility in Slackware,

    linuxconf

    it brought up nothing. I know i can run netconfig to configure networking.
    Has linuxconf been replaced by something else. I apologize if the syntax is incorrect.

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    I doubt slackware has linuxconf, it is very DIY.

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    pkgtool

    You can configure your slackware system by pkgtool

    Code:
    ttt@onurguzel:$ su
    Password:
    ttt@onurguzel:$ pkgtool
    G'day

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    pkgtool?

    I though pkgtool was Slackware's package manger, I have seen no mention of it being user to configure the Slackware system.
    What Im looking for is a SYSINSTALL, like in FreeBSD.

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    pkgtool

    You can configure your system , by selecting setup in pkgtool menu ; you are able to enable/disable hotplug activation in boot , install a kernel from a boot disk, configuring your lilo , selecting and configuring services , which desktop you wanna use ,,etc...

    Quote Originally Posted by Pkgtool
    Pkgtool can also be used to re-
    run the menu-driven scripts normally executed at the end
    of a Slackware installation. This is useful for doing
    basic reconfiguration (like changing the mouse type).
    That's what i mean

    G'day.

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    Don't know about FreeBSD, as I've never used it. Check out Web-min. It may be what you're looking for.

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    pkgtool

    Yes ,you are right pkgtool is the standard package maintenance tool of Slack , but as I said , it has much more than that.Just look at pkgtool setup menu.

    G'day.

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    pkgtool

    Thanks I believe its what I was looking for. Also WEBMIN looks like it rocks, Ill have to install it.

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