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Slax Linux: Releasing final Slax 11 2 0

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More than two years since the previous update, I am happy to announce the immediate availability of final Slax version 11.2.0.
It has been an interesting journey, thanks everyone for your suggestions, help and testing.

This release features EFI support for USB booting and complete update of all packages to the versions
available in Debian Bullseye. Furthermore, it provides full AUFS support, so you can continue working
with additional modules as like in previous Slax versions, add and/or remove modules on the fly. Changelog here

The core of Slax remains similar like always, network connection can be now managed using connman, and most importantly,
chrome is no longer a part of Slax, but you can still install it with a single click or two, as well as VLC video player.

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Slax 11.2 Released

  • Slax 11.2 Released |

    Slax 11.2 is now available for the public as it is the major update from the developer. This is the first release of the distribution in more than two years. Slax 11.2 is based on Debian GNU/Linux. Slax 11.2 features EFI support for USB booting.

Slax 11.2 Released After 2 Years of Development

  • Slax 11.2 Released After 2 Years of Development

    For fans of the lightweight Slax Linux distribution, version 11.2 is now available and is re-based against upstream Debian 11.2 Bullseye.

    Slax is one of the smallest portables and fast Linux operating systems with a modular approach and outstanding design built to run from a USB stick. It is based on Debian, which gives you the ability to benefit from its entire ecosystem.

    Slax works with a plethora of filesystems including NTFS, FAT, EXT4, and Btrfs. Thanks to apt command, tens of thousands of prebuilt packages with applications are all within reach. The distro also features the ability for Persistent Changes which means the modifications will be saved if you run the OS from a writable storage media such as USB stick.

    This way, you will be able to boot from flash to perform your daily tasks, save your work, and then continue your work on a completely different workstation without any hiccups because your changes are saved to the writable media.

Lightweight Linux distribution Slax rides again with v11.2

  • Lightweight Linux distribution Slax rides again with v11.2

    It appears that the diminutive Linux distribution Slax is not dead. It's been a while, but version 11.2 has finally popped out.

    By "a while" we mean more than two years, according to the maintainer. However, it's a welcome update, even if some of its fans might have moved on to alternatives during its hiatus.

    Slax is an impressively compact distribution and will boot from USB mass storage devices as well as traditional hard disks or CD/DVD media (the slots for which are disappearing from hardware faster than the once ubiquitous floppy).

    The distro's homepage claims it will also run on 128MB of RAM, although a full 512MB is needed if one wants some web browser action. Chrome is, however, missing this time around (although "you can still install it with a single click or two").

Slax 11.2.0 Released: 4 New Features to Try

  • Slax 11.2.0 Released: 4 New Features to Try

    The latest version of Slax (11.2.0) comes with a bunch of new additions and improvements. Here are some important features you need to know about.

    After a two-year hiatus, Slax has finally released a new version, the new and improved Slax 11.2.0. Developed and maintained by Tomas Matejicek, the portable Debian-based distro treats you with a host of improvements and new feature additions, all as a part of the Debian 11 ecosystem.

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