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Archive for the tag "vlc"

Packages for LibreOffice 3.6.5, calibre and steamclient, and lots of movement on the horizon

Yes, I finally got rid of the flu – but it took a week. I lost some weight (and I am not overweight so I am looking starved now), I still have a bad cough and my lower back muscles are strained and painful because of the continuous coughing. Otherwise I am fine. I had […]

Finally, VLC 2.0.4

The fifth release in the “TwoFlower” series of the VLC media player is ready. Version 2.0.4 is said to be “a major update that fixes a lot of regressions, issues and security issues in this branch. It introduces Opus support, improves Youtube, Vimeo streams and Blu-Ray dics support. It also fixes many issues in playback, […]

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 […]

VLC 2.0.2

Another (bugfix) release of the VLC media player is ready. The time between this release and the previous 2.0.1 was longer than usual, due to a recent fall-out between several of the core developers. For a while, it looked like the VideoLAN project’s existence was doomed when their most important Linux developer quit the team […]

End of may ramblings

It has been a while since my latest blog post, so I thought it would be good to talk a bit about the goings-on. First about the Slackware web server. I know, people, that we have been without for a few weeks now, but rest assured that the site will eventually be back. Either […]