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Security update: OpenJDK 7u55 (created with icedtea 2.4.7)

On “patch tuesday”, two days ago, Oracle released their April update of the Java SE platform. The new version of Java is “7 update 55″ and addresses several vulnerabilities. The IcedTea team have now prepared version 2.4.7 of their OpenJDK build framework which will compile an OpenJDK version in sync with Oracle’s release. Please read the announcement […]

Ready for download: KDE 4.13

I am starting a new cycle of KDE packaging. The KDE community announced the general availability of KDE SC 4.13.0! After creating three new “dependency” packages (xapian-core, qt-gstreamer and eigen3), I built my new KDE packages on Slackware-current. I have not tested them on Slackware 14.1 and will not guarantee that they are even useable on Slackware […]

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 […]