Next version of Slax is planed in few months. This page is dedicated to list all improvements and bug fixes which should make its way to one of the next releases. If you have a suggestion or an idea which should be included in next version, feel free to get in touch, simply send email to, no registration required.

Features planned for some of the next releases

  • Set hostname to 'slax' in /etc/hosts too
  • The 'slax activate' command should detect if module is outside AUFS and should not copy the module anywhere in that case
  • When USB device is plugged in, open filemanager in X with the mounted partition
  • consider adding usb-modeswitch
  • test EFI support in virtualbox according to this post
  • Fix chrome icon appearing twice after updating chrome with synaptic
  • Add feature to genslaxiso which would allow to exclude specified slax core modules
  • Add pm-utils Slax
  • Add cdrecord (wodim) to Slax
  • Consider replacing genisoimage with xorriso in preparation for UEFI boot