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KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma Next

The KDE4 series is still actively developed (in August we will see the release of KDE SC 4.14) but the KDE developers have been working long and hard at the next generation desktop. I wrote some generic phrases in the past about┬áKDE Frameworks 5 (the successor to the KDE Platform aka kdelibs) and Plasma Next […]

Slackware 14.1 Beta1 has arrived

Yesterday, Patrick Volkerding made the following announcement in the ChangeLog.txt of Slackware-current: Wed Sep 18 02:56:19 UTC 2013 Hey folks, I’m calling this a beta! Really, it’s been better than beta quality for a while. There will probably still be a few more updates here and there (and certainly updates to the docs). Enjoy, and […]

Steam for Linux Beta opens to everyone

  The Steam for Linux beta program has just opened its doors to the general public. When I looked, there were 48 games in the Steam catalogue, paid-for ans well as free-to-play. Part of opening up the Steam for Linux beta is moving their bug tracker to Github, which allows for a better interface than […]

KDE 4.6 first release candidate

It’s that time again! Nicely following the KDE release schedule, a series of tarballs was uploaded to the KDE ftp server, containing the first release candidate of what will become KDE Software Compilation 4.6. The Slackware packages I created and had silently uploaded to my server, have already been noticed… but anyway, better late than […]

Starting with KDE 4.6

Hi folks! It took a while, because I have been fighting with properly packaging the LibreOffice software for so long, and playing with slackware-current to find bugs and areas of improvement. But I finally found time to work on a set of Slackware packages for the second beta of the KDE 4.6 Software Compilation. The […]