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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 […]

New multilib gcc and glibc coming up for Slackware 13.1 RC1

Hi folks As the Slackware ChangeLog states: Fri May 14 19:37:13 UTC 2010 Good hello! We will call this update Slackware 13.1 RC1. With this, the kernel, compiler, and glibc versions are “golden”, and everything is pretty much ready to release. Last call for bug reports… I’m in the process of building the multilib versions […]

KDE3, KDE4 and Slackware 13.0

A bit of history… I realized that just a year ago, KDE 4.2.rc1 got added to Slackware’s “/testing” area. With all the recent posts on this blog about KDE4 and me telling people how nice I think this version of KDE is, I realize that “liking” is a very personal expression of feelings. A feeling […]

Updated multilib gcc packages for -current

For those running the 64-bit version of Slackware, I keep making available multilib versions of Slackware’s 64-bit gcc and glibc packages. Yesterday, gcc in slackware-current was updated to version 4.4.3, so here they are. You can get them here: (The “13.1” may or may not be the version of the next Slackware release, I […]

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 […]