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Package recompilation effort underway

Hey folks! Two things recently happened to Slackware-current that you need to be aware of if you are using my Plasma5 packages from the ‘ktown‘ repository. libical was upgraded. The new shared library has a different version number, breaking several applications in my Plasma 5 package set. Mostly these are KDEPIM related. the openssl upgrade  dropped […]

Security update for Chromium 48

Google released an update for Chrome/Chromium – their version 48 of the browser is now at “48.0.2564.109“. The chromium sources are still not available six days after the announcement, even though the official Chrome binary distributions were available right from the start. I think that this is inexcusable for a big company like Google, but this is […]

Slackware multilib updates to match the changes in slackware-current

There was yet another update of slackware-current today. The 150+ lines of ChangeLog.txt are not as massive as previous updates but still, lots of polishing and under-the-hood improvements, a couple of security updates (bind, cups-filters, libpng, mozilla-firefox and openssl), two new packages (libtirpc and rpcbind) to replace the removed portmap package; a fresh version of the GCC compiler suite (5.3.0) and […]

December ’15 security fixes for Adobe Flash

Adobe’s Flash player  security update for December was announced yesterday, which adddress several vulnerabilities. I packaged the updates as usual and my repository is up-to-date. The new plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) has the version number 20.0.0.228. The plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) has version 11.2.202.554. The PepperFlash plugin is extracted from the official Google Chrome 47.0.2526.80 RPMs. My download […]

Last week’s security updates

Adobe released updated Flash player plugins last tuesday, but I was too busy with other things to write a blog post about it. However, I did release updated packages the day after! The updates are for chromium-pepperflash-plugin (to be used together with my chromium package) with new version 19.0.0.245, and flashplayer-plugin which now is at version 11.2.202.548. The PepperFlash plugin was […]