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0. Checking System Requirements
You need to make sure your computer meets the minimum requirements for running Linux.

1. Obtaining The Software Sets
Once you have decided to install Slackware, you will want to choose the software sets you want to install.

2. Selecting A Boot Disk
Slackware Linux comes with many precompiled boot disks to use during the installation process. You want to choose one that best fits your hardware.

3. Selecting A Root Disk
You need to have a diskette with a root filesystem and the setup program in order to install Slackware Linux. There are several to choose from.

4. Partitioning Your Hard Disk
Before running the setup program you need to define the Linux partition(s) on your hard disk.

5. The Setup Program
The last step is running the setup program and completing all the steps within it. The program is menu-driven and easy to understand.

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