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Archive for September, 2012

Multilib packages for Slackware 14

I have made a copy of the multilib packages which I had for slackware-current. I named the new directory “14.0” so that it is clear to users of a 64-bit Slackware 14 system which files they need. Instructions for multilib installation and upgrade can be found in the Slackware Documentation Project. Eric  

Slackware 14 released

Folks, it’s that time which you have all been anticipating!   Slackware 14 has been released today, wrapping up 17 long months of development. Read the announcement to learn all about this new release.The Slackware homepage has some more information for you, as well. I think there has not been such a long series of […]

OS upgrade for taper mirror aka docs wiki

Last night I upgraded the Operating System of my taper mirror (which also hosts the Wiki for docs.slackware.com) to Slackware 13.37 plus patches. It has been running Slackware 13.1 reliably for two years now, but I do not want my public servers to be more than one OS release behind the most recent version. With […]

End of the week, end of the cycle?

Most of you will have seen the latest comment in the slackware-current ChangeLog: Wed Sep 19 23:52:16 UTC 2012 Here we go one more time with Slackware 14.0 release candidate 5. Really, this time it is not a drill!  Everything is in place and ready to release at this point, and unless there’s some kind […]

KDE Software Compilation 4.9.1

Gee wizz! I was happily editing the new SlackDocs Wiki (article submissions are very welcome btw) while at the same time the KDE team released KDE SC 4.9.1 !! I had read on the “kde-packager” mailing list that the public announcement would be on Wednesday, so I was not paying all that much attention to […]