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Salix is a linux distribution based on Slackware that is simple, fast and easy to use. Salix is also fully backwards compatible with Slackware, so Slackware users can benefit from Salix repositories, which they can use as an "extra" quality source of software for their favorite distribution. Like a bonsai, Salix is small, light & the product of infinite care.
one application per task on the installation ISO
fully backwards compatible with Slackware
optimized for desktop usage
high quality package repositories with dependency support
incredibly fast package tools
simple & fully localized system administration tools
installation ISO fits on a single CD
supports 32-bit and 64-bit architectures
Salix has three different modes of installation: