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Archive for the tag "kde46"

Package rebuilds for KDE 4.6.0

For those of you who are using my KDE 4.6.0 packages: Lately there have been some massive changes to the software in slackware-current. New versions of boost, libexiv2, perl made it necessary to re-compile several of my own KDE 4.6.0 packages. Perhaps you already noticed that Gwenview no longer worked, or you were having issues […]

KDE 4.6.0 is here

We have explosive! Targeted with deadly precision, we witness the emergence of a new major KDE release. Have fun with these KDE Software Compilation 4.6.0 packages for Slackware-current (32-bit as well as 64-bit versions available). Slackware itself will stick with the 4.5.5 version, which is rock stable and well-tested. Highlight of this version is that […]

KDE 4.6 second release candidate

Here it is, the second release candidate of what will become KDE Software Compilation 4.6. Get your Slackware packages for KDE 4.6.RC2 (4.5.95 is the official version) here: or on any of my mirrors ( or These packages are not fit for Slackware 13.1. You have to be running an up-to-date Slackware-current!. Follow […]

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 […]