How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10

March 22, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10.

And the Slackware 14.2 Installation Alongside Windows 10 will be Easy if you follow Patiently the instructions given here.

Because Slackware it’s a Linux Distro especially suited for Experimented Users.

But this Guide is Pragmatic and Easy and Include All the Screenshots and so also adressed to the Linux Beginners.

How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Featured
  1. 1. Resizing Windows Partition

    How-to Shrink the Windows 10 Installation Partition:

    Shrinking Ntfs Windows 10 Partition
  2. 2. Booting PC on Linux

    How-to StartUp Slackware on Windows 10 PC:

    Linux Boot on Windows 10 PC
  3. 3. Loading Slackware

    On Prompt simply Press to Start up the Default Kernel

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Boot
  4. 4. Selecting Installer Keyboard Map

    If needed choose a KeyMap different from ‘US’ and

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Select Keymap
  5. 5. Root Login

    Then ‘root

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Root Login
  6. 6. Setting Partition Table Type

    And Set the Label as ‘dos

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Partition Table Type
  7. 7. Partitioning Hard Drive

    Slackware Disk Partitioning

    Slackware Partitioning Guide
  8. 8. Running Installer

    Then Run setup Program

    setup
  9. 9. Installation Keymap Setup

    Eventually Set a Custom Keymap
    (The Default one is the US)

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Keymap
  10. 10. Setting Up Swap

    If you create a Swap Partition like shown in my guide then start from this step.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Swap Setup
    The Swap should be Automatically Found.
    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Swap Select
    Do Not Need to Check Swap…
    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Swap Check
    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Swap Config Done
  11. 11. Choosing Installation Partition

    So Select Root Partition for Installation
    The Proposed should be just Right…

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Choose Root Partition
  12. 12. Formatting Root Partition

    Then accept the defualt Format procedure

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Formatting

    Again ‘ext4‘ is a Good Choice.

    Finally simply Confirm to Write Setup on Partition Table!

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Writing Partiton Table
  13. 13. Installing Slackware Linux

    Accept the First Choice ‘Install from a Slackware CD or DVD

    Again for Scanning.

    Furthermore Confirm for the Package Series Selection.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Packages Series Selection

    Finally also on Prompting Mode Selection.

    And After it’s Time for a Coffee…

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Installing
  14. 14. USB Booting Key

    (Optional) Opt for that only in Case of a Precious Installation…
    So here we just Skip it.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Usb Flash Creation
  15. 15. Installing LILO Bootloader

    Again the Default Choices should be just Good :)

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - LILO Setup

    VESA Setup control only the Look of the Splash boot screen…

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - LILO Penguin Logo Setup

    Moreover No Extra Parameter should be needed!

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - LILO Kernel Parameters

    Accept Proposed also for Text Console.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - LILO Text Console Configuration

    Finally Confirm MBR as the LILO Destination.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - LILO Destination
  16. 16. Configuring Mouse

    Make a Mouse Connection Choice here.
    Then you can Change it by modifing the /dev/mouse link.

  17. 17. Configuring GMP

    Simply Confirm for the GMP Setup.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - GMP Configuration
  18. 18. Configuring Network

    Again Go for the Network Configuration

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Network Configuration

    We Set it Canonically as ‘localhost’.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - hostname

    Again ‘localdomain’ as the Domain Name.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Domain Name

    Opt for ‘DHCP’ on Connection Type.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Connection Type

    Leave Blank the DHCP Hostname.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - DHCP Host Name

    Finally Confirm the Made Setup!

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Final Setup
  19. 19. Configuring Startup Services

    Again here if No Idea the simply Take the Default.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Startup Services
  20. 20. Using Custom Fonts

    This choice is Arbitrary.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Custom Font Config
  21. 21. Configuring UTC Hardware Time

    Again if Unsure say ‘No’.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Time Configuration
  22. 22. Setting Time Zone

    Select a suited Timezone

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Timezone Setup
  23. 22. Setting Default Window Manager

    Choose your Favorite Display Manager
    When Unsure just Take the Default one.

  24. 22. Setting Up Admin Password

    It’s rightly Recommended to Set a Root Pass

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Root Password Setp
  25. 21. Achieving Installation

    Congratulations! We have Successfully Installed Slackware 14.2 :)

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Done

    Exit the Installer.

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Exit
  26. 22. Rebooting

    Finally Remove Media and Restart your PC!

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Remove Media
    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Reboot
  27. 23. Booting Slackware

    Now on LILO Splash Select Slackware

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Booting Slackware
  28. 24. Starting Slackware Desktop

    First Login as Root and Start X Window.

    root

    Enter your Pass.

    startx
  29. 25. Enjoying Slackware

    Then it’s finally the Time to Enjoy Slackware Linux Experience!

    How to Install Slackware 14.2 Dual Boot Windows 10 - Slackware Desktop

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