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marbux [Features]
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didier [About Slint]
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 ===== About Slint ===== ===== About Slint =====
  
-Originally the Slackware Internationalization project, Slint is now a Linux distribution derived from [[http://​www.slackware.com/​|Slackware]] and [[https://​salixos.org/​|Salix]]. ​ It is polyglot, versatile, beginner friendly, and accessible for the visually impaired. A full Slint installation is functional out of the box and can be tailored to fit most computing requirements.+Originally the Slackware Internationalization project, Slint is now a Linux distribution derived from [[http://​www.slackware.com/​|Slackware]] and [[https://​salixos.org/​|Salix]]. ​ It is polyglot, versatile, beginner friendly, and accessible for the visually impaired, cf.: \\ http://​slackware.uk/​slint/​x86_64/​slint-14.2.1/​doc/​Accessibility/ ​ \\ A full Slint installation is functional out of the box and can be tailored to fit most computing requirements.
  ===== Features =====  ===== Features =====
  
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 To cope with the many graphical desktop environments and login managers and alleviate the need of manually editing configuration files, several utilities are provided: To cope with the many graphical desktop environments and login managers and alleviate the need of manually editing configuration files, several utilities are provided:
-  * ''​orca-on''​ and ''​orca-off''​ allow each user to enable or disable speech and/or braille in graphical environments for oneself. +  * ''​[orca-on]''​ and ''​[orca-off]''​ allow each user to enable or disable speech and/or braille in graphical environments for oneself. 
-  * ''​session-chooser''​ allows a user to set the default graphical session, among the graphical environments available. This can be done by root for a regular user with ''​setsession''​. +  * ''​[session-chooser]''​ allows a user to set the default graphical session, among the graphical environments available. This can be done by root for a regular user with ''​[setsession]''​. 
-  * ''​login-chooser''​ allows the admin to set the login manager, either text or graphical (among lightdm, lxdm, gdm2 and kdm) and decide to have speech or not for login, in text mode as using lightdm or gdm2. After login, the user can start a graphical window manager by typing ''​startx''​. ​+  * ''​[login-chooser]''​ allows the admin to set the login manager, either text or graphical (among lightdm, lxdm, gdm2 and kdm) and decide to have speech or not for login, in text mode as using lightdm or gdm2. After login, the user can start a graphical window manager by typing ''​[startx]''​. ​
  
 The Slint Dashboard centralizes access to utilities, software management, and system settings. This includes fully localized system administration and package management tools. The Slint Dashboard centralizes access to utilities, software management, and system settings. This includes fully localized system administration and package management tools.
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 //The Slint documentation is being written and amended. ​ Please be patient.//​\\ //The Slint documentation is being written and amended. ​ Please be patient.//​\\
-  * [[en:​getting_started|Slint kick start]] helps you quickly jump start your new Slint system.+  * [[en:​getting_started|Slint kick start]] helps you quickly jump-start your new Slint system.
   * [[en:​the_software_collection|The software collection]] presents the main software included in Slint.   * [[en:​the_software_collection|The software collection]] presents the main software included in Slint.
   * [[en:​administrate_your_system|Administrate your system]] lists the available tools you can use to complete various ancillary tasks such as:   * [[en:​administrate_your_system|Administrate your system]] lists the available tools you can use to complete various ancillary tasks such as:
-    * Manage users and groups +    * Manage users and groups. 
-    * Adjust the time or default language +    * Adjust the time or default language. 
-    * Set the preferred desktop applications +    * Set the preferred desktop applications. 
-    * Pick a different window manager or desktop environment+    * Pick a different window manager or desktop environment.
   * [[en:​software_management|Software Management]] tells you how install or remove software packages and keep your system current with the latest security updates.   * [[en:​software_management|Software Management]] tells you how install or remove software packages and keep your system current with the latest security updates.
  
en/start.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/25 22:51 by didier