Slackware was one of the earliest operating systems to be built on top of the Linux kernel and is the oldest currently being maintained. Slackware is an advanced Linux operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use and stability as top priorities. Including the latest popular software while retaining a sense of tradition, providing simplicity and ease of use alongside flexibility and power, Slackware brings the best of all worlds to the table.
Slackware is a good choice for veteran Linux users.
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.Learn More ››
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: