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Patrick Volkerding has been busy again. See the Slackware ChangeLog.txt for a series of big updates! There’s a new kernel. Slackware tries to stick to the 2.6.35.xx “long term support” kernels for the next release. The new kernel along with updated mesa and xf86-video-ati packages should make the owners of Ati graphics hardware happy. And […]
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 188.8.131.52 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, […]
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 […]
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 As you may know, the previous test version of a Linux version of their plugin was withdrawn because it was riddled with security holes, performance issues and suffered from a bad codebase.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 […]
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 […]