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3.2.2. slapt-src

slapt-src is a command line tool that makes the process of downloading and building software packages from SBo simple and easy. SBo keeps a large collection of build scripts for extra packages that are still not available from the official Salix / Slackware repositories. Thousands of extra packages are now available to users through this tool.

To use the application, type in

  sudo slapt-src -u

first to update on your computer the list of build scripts available from

  slapt-src -l

shows you a list of available packages, and as in slapt-get,

  sudo slapt-src -i [package name]

will build and install a package. For more command line instructions, please refer to

  slapt-src --help