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SLAX 7.0.8

SLAX is a bootable CD with the Linux operating system

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SLAX screenshotSlax is a portable, modern, fast and small Linux operating system with a modular way and great design. Regardless of ts small size, Slax offers a large collection of pre-installed programs for daily use, including a good organized graphical user interface and useful restore tools for system administrators.

Slax offers KDE4 desktop environment preconfigured for the most popular tasks. Included are tools and applications for multimedia playback, data recovery, instant messaging, web and more. Slax has zram compatibility activated, which is a fresh technology for RAM compression. Thanks to it, Slax runs on PCs with 48MB of RAM. You can install Slax on large range of various filesystems, including EXT (ext3, ext2, ext4), btrfs, and even FAT and NTFS.

The modular approach offers you the option to include any other programs in Slax easily. If you are missing your favorite text editor, game or networking tool, just download a module with the program and copy it to Slax. There is no need to install and no need to configure, it simply works.

SLAX CD contains:

- Linux Kernel 2.4.28-pre4 with SATA support
- 6.8.1
- KDE 3.3.1
- KOffice 1.3.3
- KDE games
- MPlayer 1.0pre5 with KPlayer
- kopete ICQ/AIM/Y!/IRC
- midnight commander
- rdesktop (rscp in KDE)
- hotplug support
- cdrtools
- k3b burning GUI for KDE
- mutt email client
- wget


  • Offers a large collection of pre-installed applications.
  • It has a nice and well-organized interface.
Version 7.0.8
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Product Homepage SLAX
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 14
All Time Downloads 17,238
Filename slax-English-US-7.0.8-i486.iso
Filesize 216.1MB
MD5 Checksum 869494B021FD13C1F17C6FC07DE9F42D
OS Support Linux, Unix
Category Developer Tools

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BadgeSLAX has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
SLAX 7.0.8 June 17, 2015 - Latest Version
SLAX 6.2.0 May 05, 2009
SLAX 6.1.1 April 16, 2009
SLAX 6.0.9 December 16, 2008
SLAX 6.0.8 November 24, 2008

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