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April 15 Java security update: OpenJDK 7u79

A new release of IcedTea¬† is available. Version 2.5.5 of the “Java build framework” will create OpenJDK 7 “Update 79 Build 14” (resulting in a Slackware package openjdk-7u79_b14). The release announcement can be found on the blog of release maintainer Andrew Hughes. The update synchronizes OpenJDK with Oracle’s April ’15 security updates. This will be […]

Another Flash player plugin this week

I failed to mention this earlier because of the time I spent on KDE 5, but there was a new Flash from Adobe. following closely on last week’s security fix. I have packaged the usual suspects: the plugin for chromium (PPAPI) and for mozilla-compatible browsers (NPAPI). If you have pipelight installed, you should run “pipelight-plugin […]

Monthly Flash Player security updates

Pepper Flash for Chromium: Chrome was updated because of a Flash security bulletin from Adobe. The new Slackware package for chromium-pepperflash-plugin has version 16.0.0.257.     Linux Flash for Mozilla-compatibles: The “legacy” Linux NPAPI plugin for Mozilla-compatible browsers was updated as well – never leaving version 11. My Slackware package for the flashplayer-plugin went “up” […]

October Flash Dance

Chromium and Pepper Flash: Chrome was updated last week (I failed to notice because of the crunch mode at work) with a new Flash from Adobe. I had just updated the Chromium package for Slackware last week, but I decided to apply the micro version upgrade anyway. More detail on the Chrome releases blog for […]

New Flash player – security fix

Adobe released security updates of their Flash Player for all platforms. The latest Adobe security bulletin shows 11.2.202.356 as the new version for native Linux and 13.0.0.206 for the Chrome PepperFlash. Package locations: http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/flashplayer-plugin/ for the native Linux browser plugin http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/chromium-pepperflash-plugin/ for the Chrome Pepperflash plugin which you can use with my Chromium browser package […]