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Archive for August 9th, 2012

EOL for old releases

People who are reading Slackware ChangeLogs out of habit will have noticed this in June, but others may still be unaware. Slackware has a history of releasing patches for versions of the distro going back as far as Slackware 8.1 (which saw the light on 18 June 2002). That is a longer “long-term support” (LTS) […]

Commercial games and Linux

Almost two years ago I wrote an article about how the Open Source ecosystem can interact with commercial game developers. I decided it was time to write an addendum to that post. Why? Last month, Valve Software finally revealed that they are in the final stages of porting their Steam client to Linux, news that […]