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KDE SC 4.12.4 for Slackware 14.1 and -current

Yesterday, I uploaded the packages for the new KDE Software Compilation 4.12.4 which brings us updates to the Applications and Development Platform. The Plasma Workspaces are following a separate version numbering scheme – the new workspaces package version is 4.11.8. The Slackware-current tree has not seen exciting updates other than security fixes and because of that, again I […]

KDE 4.12.3 for Slackware-current (and 14.1) plus some goodies

Sticking nicely to the well-known KDE Release Schedule, here are packages for the latest and greatest KDE Software Compilation. The new release 4.12.3 is a further step towards stabilizing the 4.12 platform and comes with updates to Plasma Workspaces, which brings that to version 4.11.7. Incidentally I also updated the Plasma Workspaces (aka kde-workplace)  in […]

The week in review

I have not been updating this blog for a couple of days, but that did not mean I was sitting on hy hands. These are the package updates which landed in my various repositories during the last few days: Calibre Nearly every week I have been updating my Calibre packages whenever Kovid Goyal released a […]

Chromium and OpenJDK bugfix releases

Chromium There is an update to Chrome/Chromium which arrives in very close succession to the previous update less than two weeks ago. The version number change is minimal, 32.0.1700.77 to 32.0.1700.102, but it addresses several vulnerabilities, so it is advised to update your Chrome and/or chromium packages. The most important fixes are: [$1000][330420] High CVE-2013-6649: […]

OpenJDK 7u51 (created with IcedTea 2.4.4).

Released today: new versions of IcedTea. It usually takes a while for an announcement to appear on Andrew’s blog, but the mailing list announcement was enough for me. Not quite unexpected, since Oracle was huffing and puffing yesterday when the company joined other security-challenged companies like Microsoft and Adobe in what’s lovingly called “patch tuesday“, […]