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Field trip

During the next few weeks, my package and article output will be rather limited. You probably already noticed the relative silence. I have been preparing for a “field trip”, i.e. a visit to one of my customers. If you are going to watch the Indepencence Day fireworks in San Diego you might just bump into […]

Rebuilt LibreOffice 4.2.3 packages fix KDE-related bug

 Today I uploaded new packages for the LibreOffice 4.2.3 . The original packages were made available a little while ago but several people (myself included) were not happy with them. LibreOffice 4.2.3 has an issue when you are running KDE. A bug in the session-restore functionality caused the LibreOffice applications to “hang” after the window […]

LibreOffice 4.2.3 – addresses Heartbleed vulnerability

Last week was a black page in Open Source security with the publication of the Heartbleed vulnerability. For those of you who think the hype is overrated and no one will be able to get at your private keys and passwords, better check out the results of the Cloudflare Challenge (the SSL certificate for that […]

More Chromium, LibreOffice and Flash updates

That sounds a heck of a lot like another post I wrote recently on this blog…  a little more than two weeks ago. The big guys made a move again, and this is what you get from me as a result. Chromium Chromium (and of course Chrome) were updated to version 33.0.1750.149, with 7 security fixes. […]

Two not-so-exciting updates but useful to some

Today I uploaded packages for VLC and LibreOffice. They are not for everyone, but let me explain this before you start scratching your head. LibreOffice 4.1.5 was recently released and I maintain LibreOffice 4.1.x for Slackware 14.0. The newer Slackware releases (14.1 and the -current development tree) are treated to LibreOffice 4.2.x and currently I […]