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Updates for multilib gcc and glibc packages

After a period of silence, Pat updated the Slackware ChangeLog.txt again! Apart from the latest in stable KDE4 releases (4.5.5), you will find a new kernel. The choice for 2.6.35.10 was made because the 2.6.35 series has long-term support and Pat is probably trying to stabilize toward a new release. More on-topic for this article, […]

New multilib packages for 64-bit Slackware-current

As you may have noticed already, there are interesting updates in the Slackware ChangeLog.txt ! A new kernel, and new glibc plus gcc packages means there has to be an updated set of multilib packages too or else you bunch of hybrid lovers would be left out in the cold. Well actually there is an […]

New adobe flash player for Linux

Yesterday, Adobe Labs released their “Preview 1″ of a new flashplayer browser plugin they have been developing. As you may know, the previous test version of a Linux version of their plugin was withdrawn because it was riddled with security holes, performance issues and suffered from a bad codebase. The newly developed code seems to […]

Second release candidate for KDE 4.5

The KDE team is relentless. There was a 4.4.5 release very recently, and the first release candidate for the upcoming 4.5 is not that old yet. Still, already we have the next installment (and it was announced on the dot so fast that I was not able to finish compiling my packages in time)… the […]

Slackware 13.1 is here

Just to add another message to the turmoil of cheering blog posts Slackware 13.1 has been released today. Read all about it in the official announcement or  read the ANNOUNCE.TXT directly. As usual, it is recommended (but not mandatory) to buy a copy of the DVD or CD-set which helps funding the development of the […]