Slax 9.3.0 screenshots

Slax is a small sized, live GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian. It provides an intuitive user experience with well configured Fluxbox desktop environment. It includes all essential applications like file manager, terminal emulator, web browser ..etc required to operate a desktop computer. Let's have a quick walk through various screens of Slax 9.3.0 release.

The preboot screen in Slax 9.3.0. During this screen, we can either continue with normal boot or press Esc for alternate boot options

Distribution Name Slax
Version 9.3.0
Codename NA
Base Debian
Desktop Environment Fluxbox
Release date 26th December 2017



Initial impression of Slax 9.3.0 desktop environment. The desktop gives a very pleasent experience with nice background and transparent panel.

Application Menu. Unlike many other lightweight distributions, Slax provides a full screen application menu. Where we can either choose an available applicaiton on run corresponding command. The default application set includes chromium, leafpad text editor, PCManFM file manager, calculator, terminal emulator and network manager.

Chromium web browser included in Slax by default.

PCManFM file manager

Xterm terminal emulator

A demonstration of GUI multitasking capability. Showing multiple application simultaneously.

Leaftpad- A simple GTK+ based, text editor.

Qualculate - A calculator application based on Qt

Top command shows resource usage. It is a surprise to see that, Slax is able to provide an intituite, responsive and smooth desktop experience with just 113 MB of memory.

Network manager helps to connect with various modes of network.

Shutdown confirmation

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