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KDE Software Compilation 4.4 RC2

The KDE team are getting closer to the 4.4 release of the KDE Software Compilation (“KDE SC” is the new name of what used to be called just “KDE“). The second release candidate has been released today (the release was delayed for several days). For Slackware Linux I have prepared 32-bit and 64-bit packages with […]

Alien’s SlackBuild Toolkit

Some time ago I posted a blurb about “AST”, which is my “Alien’s SlackBuild Toolkit”. It is a web-based application for people who want to build a package for Slackware and don’t feel comfortable writing a build script. AST will ask you a few questions and then produces a SlackBuild script and slack-desc file which […]

Asleep at the wheel, or…?

I realize that I have not been updating my SlackBuilds repository at http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/ all that much lately. That does not mean that I stopped caring! On the contrary, I’d say. Apart from several small-ish updates to articles in my Wiki (thanks for the feedback which enables me to improve the existing pages!) I have been […]

Slackware 12.2 is nearing release

The Slackware ChangeLog.txt is full of frenzied activity these days. It may be obvious that the next official release is just around the corner. I was taken by surprise when I saw the ChangeLog entry of Mon Dec 8 22:31:55 CST 2008: isolinux/initrd.img: Added missing mount.nfs. Added INSSMB, an installer script to use a Samba […]

SlackBuilds.org submission freeze

You may not have noticed yet, but the submission page at SlackBuilds.org (aka SBo) has changed: Pending the release of Slackware 12.2, the site admins have temporarily disabled the submission form in order to prepare things on our end for 12.2. This does not mean that a Slackware 12.2 is imminent. Only Patrick knows when […]