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October 2012
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Archive for October, 2012

Slackware Documentation Project – two months later

Hi folks! I wanted to bring you up to speed about the recent activities on the Slackware Documentation Project and provide you with some statistics. The Slackware Documentation Project is now active for exactly 2 months. I think we are a lucky bunch that we were given the opportunity to use a hostname in the […]

Finally, VLC 2.0.4

The fifth release in the “TwoFlower” series of the VLC media player is ready. Version 2.0.4 is said to be “a major update that fixes a lot of regressions, issues and security issues in this branch. It introduces Opus support, improves Youtube, Vimeo streams and Blu-Ray dics support. It also fixes many issues in playback, […]

OpenJDK 7 Update 9 with IcedTea 2.3.3 fixes security flaws

Shortly after Oracle released its own Update 9 for Java7, there was a similar update from the IcedTea team. New releases of IcedTea for OpenJDK6 and OpenJDK7 fix several critical security bugs. The version of IcedTea which I use (2.3.3) builds a OpenJDK 7 Update 9 package. I also wanted to inform you about the […]

Bugfix packages for LibreOffice

Even with my most recent LibreOffice packages the bug had not been squashed which prevented documents from being saved with password protection. Applying a password would cause the file-save to fail with a “general input/output error” message. There was a strong indication that this had something to do with NSS but the various distros where […]

Libreoffice 3.6.2 released

Just wen I had built Libreoffice 3.6.1 packages (with a bit of delay because releasing Slackware 14 was more important), the developers released the next stabilization update, 3.6.2. Oh well, another two days of compiling and I have another 900 MB of packages for you… Perhaps good to mention here, is that LibreOffice extensions are […]