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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 http://www.slackware.com/ for a few weeks now, but rest assured that the site will eventually be back. Either […]

VLC 2.0.1

The newest release of the VLC media player is ready. From the version 2.0.1’s announcement it becomes clear that “This release brings a lot of bugfixes (over 110) and more stability of the young Twoflower. This is also a security update for SA1201 and SA1202“. Since there are no source tarballs available for download yet, […]

Speeding up my vlc.SlackBuild script

In a comment to my previous post about the VLC media player where I announced packages for VLC 2.0.0, Nille asked if I could explain a bit more about the SlackBuild script I use to create these packages. In my scripts, I sometimes hide interesting side-tracks or shortcuts which you would not notice if you […]

VLC media player at version 2.0.0

Videolan developers finally got rid of all the blocking bugs and released the newest installment of the massively popular Open Source all-purpose media player VLC. Initially meant to become version 1.2.0, the decision was made some months ago to change the version to 2.0.0 because of the many differences to the previous release series 1.1.x. […]

Package updates in the past days

I have been updating some of my Slackware packages in the past few days and at least some of them are important enough to write a bit about it. virtuoso Along with my packages for KDE 4.7.x I added an updated version of virtuoso “data management server” which powers a lot of the functionality in […]