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liveslak 1.1.8 and new ISO images

Not much news of late about my ‘liveslak‘ scripts. I occasionally tweak them but the modifications these days are fairly minor. I stamped a new version on the repository this week: liveslak 1.1.8 on the occasion that I wanted to generate and upload a fresh series of Slackware-current based Live ISO images. After all, liveslak is meant to […]

May updates for Plasma 5 (Slackware)

The May 2017 updates for my ‘ktown’ repository are fairly minimal, but anyway here it is: KDE 5_17.05. This new release contains: KDE Frameworks 5.33.0, Plasma 5.9.5 and Applications 17.04.0. All of this is still built on top of Qt 5.7.1. NOTE: I will no longer be releasing Plasma 5 packages for 32bit Slackware 14.2. What’s new in KDE 5_17.05? The ‘deps’ section […]

Plasma 5 for Slackware – April edition

During the past week (ever since the source tarballs for the new Applications were made available to packagers) I have been working toward an April 2017 release of my ‘ktown’ repository: KDE 5_17.04. This new release contains: KDE Frameworks 5.33.0, Plasma 5.9.4 and Applications 17.04.0. All of this is still built on top of Qt 5.7.1. A Plasma5 Live ISO image will […]

For your Slackware-current: KDE 5_17.03 with lots of goodies

Those of you who follow my repository RSS feeds have already noticed, but many people rely on the announcements I make on this blog (plus, I can give a lot more detail here). I uploaded the packages for the March 2017 release of my ‘ktown’ repository: KDE 5_17.03. Actually, there is a lot of interesting stuff going on in this […]

Last week’s package harvest and more

Last week I made my build server at home churn through a lot of packages, let me summarize what became available recently in my slackbuilds repository: I added ‘NetworkManager-openvpn‘ which is a plugin for NM adding support for OpenVPN connections. I needed this for myself since I recently started using the services of Private Internet Access (PIA). […]