What is Slackware

Slackware is a Linux distribution made by Patrick Volkerding in 1993. Initially, in light of Softlanding Linux System, Slackware has been the reason for some other Linux distributions, most remarkably the principal versions of SUSE Linux, and is the most seasoned distribution that is as yet kept up. As a propelled Linux operating framework, outlined with the twin objectives of convenience and dependability as best needs it Includes the most recent mainstream software while at the same time holding a feeling of custom, giving simplicity and usability, Slackware conveys the best of all worlds to the table.

Slackware is a good choice for veteran Linux users.

Available Architectures:

  • INSTANT PROVISIONING ›› Service is setup and ready to use in just a few minutes after payment
  • ON-DEMAND OS RELOADS ›› Reload the VPS operating system any time, even change distributions
  • ROOT ACCESS (SSH) ›› Complete administrative control of the server, including applications and software
  • BACKUP MANAGEMENT ›› Access daily snapshots, manage your own backups, restore, clone, datacenter migration, and more…
  • RESCUE CONSOLE ›› Out of band SSH console to access VPS server
  • MANY MORE ›› Reverse DNS, Detailed Statistics, On-the-fly Adjustable Resources…

Generally any software that will run on a Linux dedicated server will run in an OpenVZ based Slackware VPS environment.

Below are some examples of common software our customers are running in their VPSs:

Every Slackware VPS is provisioned with a static IPv6 address in addition to a static IPv4 address. This allows all IPv6 compatible applications and services running in the VPS to be accessible to clients on native (or tunneled) IPv6 networks.

With IPv4 address space depleting fast, be ahead of the transition to IPv6.

Dahdi (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) timing can optionally be enabled for any Slackware VPS. This facilitates supporting certain functionality within the Asterisk PBX software, including conferencing. Several FAQ articles are provided in our Knowledgebase outlining the compilation procedure if building Asterisk from source.

Other PBX software can be installed in a Slackware VPS as well, including:

or software to provide GUI-based configuration, billing, or predictive dialer capabilities to Asterisk:

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