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Archive for November, 2012

mirror & wiki server temporarily down

The host machine which is running the virtual machine “taper.alienbase.nl” and “docs.slackware.com” has malfunctioned. According to the story told by that server’s owner, the power cord got loose during the re-build of the RAID array after the guy replaced a failing hard drive. After a power-on the RAID volume refused to mount… It looks like […]

Busy days

The KDE team has just made the sources available for the first beta of KDE 4.10. It will take until next week to release that beta1 to the public but I had already decided to skip the Betas for the KDE releases and wait until a Release Candidate. I am afraid that I have very […]

Java in Slackware ARM

I am slaving away on my ARM port. It is mostly a side activity at the moment, I am doing a lot of other things which are higher on the priority list while I am getting the core ARM package set on par with the Slackware 14 versions. But it did already enable me to […]

KDE releases 4.9.3

I was busy with other stuff and luckily I had already built my packages, but today the KDE team released the KDE Software Compilation 4.9.3 and I had to be reminded by reading Willy’s tweet about it. I have uploaded my new stuff and it is now available for download. This is again a bugfix […]

Libreoffice 3.6.3 packages available

The LibreOfffice developers have released the next update, 3.6.3. This is again mainly a bugfix and stability update. A list with most prominent bugfixes is available too. LibreOffice extensions are available from http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extension-center As LibreOffice diverges more and more from OpenOffice I am not certain that the old OOo templates are still working with LibreOffice […]