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KDE Software Compilation 4.9.2

In their usual unperturbed way, the KDE developers team released the next installment in the KDE Software Compilation 4.9. This second update, version 4.9.2, offers improved stability in many applications, among which the Kontact suite, Dolphin and Plasma. Check out the release announcement or the release notes for more in-depth information. If you are running […]

KDE 4.7.4 – last of the 4.7 series

The KDE team has already released two betas of the upcoming KDE 4.8, but I am not so much in a hurry. First things first! There is the last update in the 4.7 series, which was released earlier today. The Slackware KDE 4.7.4 packages are ready and you can grab them if you like. For […]

KDE updated to 4.7.3

Another month passes, and another maintenance release of KDE.arrives, we are up to 4.7.3 now. As usual, here are my KDE 4.7.3 packages for Slackware hot on the heals of the KDE team. For those who are trying my 4.7 packages for the first time and wonder why the hell am I offering so many […]

Integrating NetworkManager into KDE while keeping the Gnome out

I think that I am not wrong when I say that Networkmanager is the de-facto way of network configuration management in Linux. Most Linux distributions have implemented it. Slackware on the other hand, traditionally encourages the use of “vi” for network configuration management (by editing “/etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf“)… but in recent times, the WICD daemon has been […]

Another maintenance release: KDE 4.7.2

This time, the KDE release team was pretty quick with their KDE 4.7.2 source tarballs. Normally, distro packagers get a few days of headstart so that they can create packages in time for the source release, but this time I was not yet ready compiling. Anyway, here they are, myKDE 4.7.2 packages for Slackware. I […]