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Archive for July, 2013

Security update: flashplayer-plugin

I have been feeling less than optimal during the past week because of all the changes at work (new outsourcing deal to be executed) and the lack of good sleep due to the local high temperatures (Even at night). Today I decided to keep the doors to the outside world shut (a new week with […]

KDE 4.11 – first release candidate available for Slackware-current

A few days ago, the first release candidate of KDE 4.11 was made public – in source format of course. The source version is “4.10.95”. I had an updated KDE.SlackBuild framework ready since the first beta. A re-work was needed because KDE 4.11 splits another four of the big packages in a lot of smaller […]

LibreOffice 3.6.7 (last in series) packaged for Slackware 13.37

I thought that with 3.6.6 the LibreOffice developers had released the last update in the 3.6 series. However, there is yet another release. and it looks like 3.6.7 is really going to be the final incremental release. LibreOffice 3.6.7 is a bugfix release (changes in and which was added to the release schedule […]

OpenJDK security update: 7u40_b31was built with IcedTea 2.4.1

It’s Java security update time again, folks. The IcedTea team just released version 2.4.1 of their “build harness” (which builds the OpenJDK source code using Free Software tools and allows for otherĀ  features such as support for alternative virtual machines and ARM support). The new IcedTea will build OpenJDK 7 Update 40 Build 31 – […]

KDE 4.10.5 – final increment in the 4.10 series

While there already is a second beta release of KDE 4.11, the next development cycle of the KDE Software Compilation, the team released their final increment (stability and bugfix release) of the 4.10 cycle today. KDE SC 4.10.5 sources were made available online for the larger public – and since I have early access to […]