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Slackware 14 release candidate 3 plus multilib updates

Slackware 14 is getting ever closer upon us. Yesterday, the third release candidate was made public: Fri Aug 24 20:08:37 UTC 2012 This is Slackware 14.0 release candidate 3, and is hopefully the last stop on our long road to a stable Slackware release soon.  After hearing that the 3.4.x kernel series will have long […]

Back from holidays, some package updates

Just came back from a short stay in Brittany, France where we stayed in a mobile home. Lots of sun, and lots of sleep to catch up on while being there! While I was gone enjoying some freedom, interesting things happened in computerland. Slackware’s development reached the “Slackware 14 Beta 1″ mark (see the “Sun […]

New multilib packages for slackware-current

 Earlier today, there was a massive update to Slackware-current. The ride was fun, and I am fairly certain we’ll see some breakage. In fact, we found some already and fixed that in a quick update (mounting of Samba shares was broken after splitting the mount utility for Samba shares into its own “cifs-utils” package). So, […]

Multilib version of Slackware’s “11-11-11″ glibc

 The glibc packages in Slackware -current were updated to 2.14.1 a few days ago. Unfortunately, a couple of issues were reported, you will find them in this LinuxQuestions thread. Since I had to compile my multilib version of glibc still, I decided to wait a bit with releasing them, and that allowed me to find […]

Slackware has the answer to all

… perhaps even to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything. Just kidding of course. From today’s ChangeLog.txt for Slackware “current“: Sun Mar 27 08:28:47 UTC 2011 There have been quite a few changes so we will have one more release candidate:  Slackware 13.37 RC 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716. Very close now!  But we’ll likely hold […]