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Packages included in the Slint-14.2 ISOs

The Slint 14.2 ISOs includes packages coming from four sources:

When upgrading packages with slapt-get, their priorities are set as:

  • Slint: Preferred
  • Salix: Official
  • Extra-14.2: Official
  • Slackware: Default

This means that when packages with the same base name are found in different sources, a package coming from Slint will replace a package coming from another source, and a package coming from Slackware will be replaced by a package coming from another source, regardless of their respective versions.

As Salix takes care that the Extra-14.2 and Salix repositories do not host the same packages, they should not be conflicts between these.

We list below only the packages that come from Salix, Extra-14.2 or Slint.

A * after the package name in the list below indicates that a package of the same name exists in the Slackware repository. Then the rationale for shipping one (different, but in a few cases) from the Salix or Slint repository instead is indicated as a comment.

This list of packages is not definitive
Slintaaa_base*Basic Linux filesystem packageCustomized for Slint
Salixasundera graphical Audio CD ripper and encoderSimple to use
Salixatrilsimply a document viewerLight and simple to use
Extrabdf2psfconvert fonts from bdf to psf formatAllows to build custom fonts with just the needed glyphs
Extrabicona Bidirectional ConsoleAllows to display bi-directional text like a mix of Persian and English
Slintblackbox*Blackbox window managerConfigured for Slint
Slintbrltty*Braille display daemon: allows blind users to read the screenThe Slint package includes a startup script
Extracld2Compact Language DetectionDependency of poedit, brings a better language detection and non-English source languages
Salixclaws-mailA GTK+ based, lightweight, and fast e-mail clientA lot of people prefer it over Mozilla Thunderbird and it is lighter
SalixConfigParserConfiguration file parser for Python 2Dependency of transifex-client
SlintconvtagsConvert between DokuWiki and AsciiDocSee this wiki page
Salixdepfinderfinds dependencies of Slackware packagesAllows to feed the metadata used for automatic dependencies resolution
Slintdialog*Display dialog boxes from shell scriptsColors customized for Slint
ExtradoclifterTranslates documents written in troff macros, like man pages to DocBook.Ease further conversion of man pages to other formats
SalixdotnewUtility to manage .new system configuration filesHelps to deal with existing versus new configuration files
Salixdotnew-gtkUtility to manage .new system configuration files with GUIHelps to deal with existing versus new configuration files
Slintelilo*Linux Loader for EFI-based platformsWith localized configuration script
SalixengrampaArchive manager for MATEVersatile, fits well with the PCManFM file manager
Salixfakerootprovides a faked root environment suitable for many tasksMakes package building safer
SalixfbautostartFluxbox AutostarterUsed to start applets and show their icon in the tray. including salix-update-notifier
ExtrafbtermFast FrameBuffer based TERMinal emulator for linuxHelps display CJK languages on the console
Salixflash-pluginAdobe(R) flashplayer plugin for GNU/LinuxSome web contents still rely on that, alas.
Slintfluxbox*Fluxbox window managerConfigured for Slint and built with imlib2 support to include more icons in the menus
Slintfontconfig*Font library and toolsWith localized configuration script
Slintfontforgean outline font editorAwesome font editor. What else?
Slintfvwm*a small and fast virtual window manager for XConfigured for Slint
Salixgeany-pluginsadditional plugins for GeanyAdd useful features to the geany code and text editor
SalixgeanyA text editor using the GTK2 toolkitAllows serious coding although simple enough for text editing
Slintglibc-zoneinfo*timezone databaseWith localized configuration script
Slintgparted*Gnome partition EditorThe version in the Salix and Slackware repositories are older
Slintgpm*general purpose mouse serverWith localized configuration script
Salixgrub*the second GNU GRand Unified BootloaderThe version shipped in Salix brings a configuration script
Salixgslapta GTK version of slapt-getGraphical package manager, allows automatic dependencies resolution
Salixgtksourceviewsyntax highlighting library for GTK+Dependency of pluma and pygtksourceview
Extragtkspell3GTK3 spell checker interface libraryUsed for spell checking in various applications
Salixguefia GTK+3 frontend for efibootmgrEase editing UEFI firmware boot menus (only in x86_64 ISOs
ExtrahardinfoGTK+2 system information and benchmark toolTells you all you want to know about your system
Slinthplip*HP print/scan/fax supportThe Salix version lacks a Qt GUI, thus we host the Slackware version in the Slint repository
Extrahyphenhyphenation libraryDependency of scribus
Saliximlib2Powerful image loading and rendering libraryDependency of firefox in Slint
SalixinkscapeOpen Source vector graphics editorAwesome vector graphics editor
Salixjson-glibserialization/deserialization support for the JSON formatDependency of engrampa
Salixktsussa graphical version of suUsed with graphical UIs to run applications with root's privileges
Salixlibburna library for reading, mastering and writing optical discsDependency of libisoburn that ships xorriso
SalixlibetpanlibEtPan is a mail purpose libraryDependency of claws-mail
Slintlibfm-extrapcmanfm libraryprovides additional features to pcmanfm
Slintlibfmpcmanfm libraryDependency of lxpanel, menu-cache and pcmanfm
Salixlibisoburna front end for libraries libburn and libisofsShips xorriso used to build Slint iSOs
Salixlibisofsa library to create an ISO-9660 filesystemDependency of libisoburn
Salixlibreoffice-5free office suiteVery versatile office suite
SalixlibwebpWebP library and conversion toolsDependency of atril, geany-plugins, webkitgtk and wxGTK
Slintlilo*Linux LoaderWith localized configuration script
ExtraLucenePlusPlusC++ port of the Java Lucene library, text search engine.Dependency of poedit.
SlintlxdmGUI login manager for LXDEUsed in Slint as default display manager
Extralxmenu-datadesktop menus for LXDEDependency of lxpanel
SlintlxpanelNETWM/EWMH compliant lightweight x11 desktop panelPanel used with all window managers in Slint
Slintman*format and display the on-line manual pagesActually man-db, allows better display of CJK man pages.
Extramenu-cachelightweight replacement of libgnome-menuDependency of libfm, lxpanel and pcmanfm
Slintmkfontdir*X11 font utilityIncludes localized script setup.04.mkfontdir
ExtramltermMlterm is a multilingual terminal emulator on X11Properly handle bidirectional text with left or right line alignment (implementation of the bidi algorithm)
Salixmozilla-firefox-4*safe and easy web browser from MozillaThis package includes many locales
Slintmozilla-thunderbird*Mozilla Thunderbird mail applicationThis package includes many locales
Slintnano*Nano's ANOther editor, an enhanced free Pico cloneThis package's version brings valuable enhancements, like displaying line numbers
Salixnetwork-manager-applet*NetworkManager AppletThis packages provides more features than the Slackware package
Slintnetwork-scripts*Scripts to configure a networkWith localized configuration script
Slintnvme-cliNVM-Express user space tooling for LinuxNVM-Express is a fast, scalable host controller interface designed to address the needs for PCI Express based solid state drives. nvme-cli allows to query and set the nvme controllers.
SalixorcThe Oil Runtime CompilerDependency of atril, geany, parole, poedit, webkitgtk, wxGTK
Salixpandocmarkup conversion toolAble to convert from/to a lot of documentation formats. Rebuilt of a binary packages as building it needs haskell distribution
Salixparolea modern media player for XfceSimple and good enough
SlintpcmanfmPCMan File ManagerDefault file manager for Slint.
Extraperl-Encode-EUCJPASCIIAn eucJP-open mappingOptional dependency of po4a
Extraperl-Encode-HanExtraExtra sets of Chinese encodingsOptional dependency of po4a
Extraperl-Encode-ISO2022JISO/IEC 2022 character encoding schemeDependency of perl-Encode-JISX0213 and optionally of po4a
Extraperl-Encode-JISX0213JIS X 02I3 encodingOptional dependency of po4a
Extraperl-MIME-CharsetCharset InformationDependency of po4a
Salixperl-Module-BuildCompatibility with ExtUtils::MakeMakerDependency of po4a
Extraperl-Text-CharWidthColumn ComputerDependency of po4a and perl-Text-WrapI18N
Extraperl-Text-WrapI18Nline wrapping moduleDependency of po4a
Extraperl-Unicode-LineBreakUAX #14 Unicode Line Breaking AlgorithmOptional dependency of po4a
Salixperl-inc-latestuse bundled modulesDependency of perl-Module-Build
Slintpkgtools*The Slackware package maintenance systemWith localized configuration scripts
SlintplumaA powerful text editor for MATEDefault text editor in Slint. Simple but allows some coding and includes a spell checker.
Slintpo4aPO documentation format converterAllows to use the gettext suite for various document formats. Used in Slint to ease man pages translation
Extrapoeditcross-platform gettext catalogs editorUsed by several Slint translators
Salixpygtksourceviewa Python wrapper for the gtksourceviewDependency of pluma
SalixpysimpleconfigSimple configuration file management in pythonDependency of sourcery and salix-codecs-installer-gtk (GUI for salix-codecs-installer)
Salixpython-sixPython 2 and 3 compatibility utilitiesDependency of transifex-client
Salixpython-urllib3(HTTP library for pythonDependency of transifex-client
Salixpyxdga python library to access standardsDependency of qcontrolcenter and xgdmenumaker
SlintqcontrolcenterEasily customizable Control CenterBack end of the Slint Control Center
Salixsalix-codecs-installerinstall restricted multimedia codecsGives access to a lot of media otherwise unusable
Salixsalix-update-notifiertray notification for package updatesUsed in Slint, started by fbautostart
Slintsalixtools-gtkgraphical system utilitiesUtilities useful in Slint, available from the applications menus and the Slint Control Center
Slintsalixtoolsvarious system utilitiesUtilities useful for Slint
Extrascribusopen-source professional page layout programAwesome and simple to use
Slintsed*stream editorThis package's version brings valuable enhancements, that should make it faster in some cases
Slintshadow*shadow password suiteLocalized script “adduser” and logins.def edited to include the user name in the password prompt
Slintslackpkg* slackpkgIncludes localized man pages, also provided to Slackware
Slintslackware-docsmisc documents gathered from Slackware (R)Easy access to documents also relevant for Slint
Slintslapt-getan apt like system for Slackware package managementMain package manager for Slint
Slintslapt-srcslapt slackbuild utilityAllows to download the needed stuff, build and install packages from SlackBuilds and SLKBUILD
Slintslint-control-centerSlint Control CenterGives an easy access to programs useful in all desktops and windows managers
Slintslint-docsmisc documents about SlintGathers miscellaneous documents useful for Slint users and contributors
Slintslint-translationstranslations of configuration scripts' messagesThis package can be be upgraded at any time to bring enhancements, more translations and translations in new languages.
Slintslint-user-settingsdefault user settings for SlintProvides consistent look root menus and panel layouts for Blackbox, Fwwm, Fluxbox, WindowMaker and Xfce
Salixslkbuildarch-like wrapper script for easy packagingEases building packages in Slackware format
Salixsourcerya GTK+2 frontend to slapt-srcGraphical UI for slapt-src
SalixspiSalix Package Installer, command line tool that acts as a wrapper around slapt‑get and slapt‑src.Finds available packages and SlackBuilds, built if necessary and install including dependencies
Salixspkgpackage managerBuild needs glib2 built with ‑‑enable‑static and judy without ‑‑disable‑static
Slintsysvinit-scripts*the basic scripts used to boot your machineScripts adapted to Slint
Slinttmux*terminal multiplexerWith UTF-8 support
Salixtransifex-clienta command line client for TransifexEase transfer or translation files to/from the Transifex platform, used by Slint.
Slinttwm*Tab Window Manager for the X Window SystemConfigured for Slint
Salixtxt2tagsa document generatorConverts text files with a simple syntax to man pages
SalixurlgrabberA high-level cross-protocol url-grabber for pythonNeeded by salix-codecs-installer-gtk (GUI for salix-codecs-installer)
Slintv4l-utils*libraries and utilities for video4linuxThe Salix package has no Qt GUI, thus we host the Slackware version in the Slint repository
Salixviewniorimage viewerSimple, doesn't get in the way
Salixwebkitgtk-2GTK+ port of the WebKitDependency of atril, geany-plugins, wxGTK
Slintwindowmaker*a fast and elegant window managerConfigured for Slint
Salixwm-logoutpresents a logout dialogUsed in Slint to allow halting or rebooting as regular user from blackbox, fluxbox, fvwm, windowmaker
Slintwpa_supplicant*WPA/WPA2/IEEE 802.1X SupplicantThe Salix package has no Qt GUI, thus we host the Slackware version in the Slint repository
SalixwxGTK-3wxWidgets toolkit for GTKDependency of poedit
Slintx11-skel*Miscellaneous things required for XWith localized configuration scripts
Salixxdgmenumakergenerates xdg menusUsed to include similar application menus in root menus of blackbox, fluxbox, fvwm, twm, windowmaker
Slintxterm*terminal emulator for XBuilt with a toolbar, aka menu bar
SalixzenityDisplay graphical dialog boxes from shell scriptsDependency of salix-update-notifier
Slintzzz-settingsprovides system wide fixes for several packagesLast “package” installed. Actually does not install anything, but makes some configuration and tweaking.
en/packages_14.2.txt · Last modified: 2017/01/19 19:27 by didier