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Java update: openjdk 7u75 available

A new release of IcedTea  is available. Version 2.5.4 of the “Java build framework” will create OpenJDK 7 “Update 75 Build 13” (resulting in a Slackware package openjdk-7u75_b13). The release announcement can be found on the distro-pkg-dev mailing list. It has a long long list of improvements and bugfixes – probably caused by the large […]

Updates for chromium, widevine, flash

Chromium and Widevine: Chrome  Stable Channel saw version 40 of the browser being released yesterday (to be precise, version 40.0.2214.91). Apart from this being a major upgrade (39 to 40), lots of bugs were fixed, many of those being security fixes (62 in total). See the blog page for all details.I have not looked at […]

Using git while working on KDE 5

Even though I caught a bad cold (luckily, it was not the flu as I feared at first) I managed to do a lot of prepping for new KDE 5 packages (Frameworks, Plasma, Applications) since last week. The way I tackled KDE updates in the past, was to update the sources, check the continued need […]

Monthly Flash Player security updates

Pepper Flash for Chromium: Chrome was updated because of a Flash security bulletin from Adobe. The new Slackware package for chromium-pepperflash-plugin has version 16.0.0.257.     Linux Flash for Mozilla-compatibles: The “legacy” Linux NPAPI plugin for Mozilla-compatible browsers was updated as well – never leaving version 11. My Slackware package for the flashplayer-plugin went “up” […]

Thinking about working on KDE 5 again (frameworks, plasma, applications)

During these final days of my relatively long Christmas holiday, I have started looking at the KDE 5 build scripts again. KDE 4 has seen its final release sometime ago, and Patrick shows no signs of updating the KDE in slackware-current, so in order to bring some fresh excitement to KDE users on Slackware, I am pondering […]