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October 2018
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LibreOffice 6.1.2 packages available

The Document Foundation announced version 6.1.2 of their office suite last week. Today, new LibreOffice packages for Slackware 14.2 and -current are done compiling and available in my repository.

Get the packages from my repository or any mirror, like:

I also updated the VeraCrypt package to version 1.23, and you’ll find one for Slackware 14.2 as well as -current. Next on the list to update are: handbrake, ffmpeg, mkvtoolnix and probably others that I have neglected. All of these will become available shortly for 14.2 and -current. Fans of Plasma5 will have to wait a bit… Plasma 5.14 is just around the corner but I may wait until 5.14.1.

Have a good weekend, Eric


Comment from cwizardone
Posted: October 6, 2018 at 23:53

Many Thanks!
Greatly appreciated!

Comment from Ricardo J. Barberis
Posted: October 8, 2018 at 04:23

Hi Eric, usually the 5.x.1 versions of Plasma come so soon after the 5.x.0 that I feel there’s no problem skiping the .0s, at least on my part.


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Comment from Jen
Posted: October 10, 2018 at 00:56

Heh, your text for the handbrake note cuts off for me here, and I thought it was amusing (and still fitting): “…then grab the variant found in my alternative repository where I keep the packages containing code that might violate stupid”

Comment from chrisretusn
Posted: October 11, 2018 at 02:25

Many thanks Eric.

Comment from Peter
Posted: October 11, 2018 at 13:03

Dear Eric,
first of all: thank you for the much work you do!
In the moment on my slackware-current installation is a problem with the libreoffice 6.1.2-package. If I try to start libreoffice ist fails. I receive the message: /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib64/ undefined symbol: FT_Done_MM_Var

Best regards

Comment from alienbob
Posted: October 11, 2018 at 20:00

Peter, do you have a self-compiled version of freetype installed? Upgrade to Slackware-current version of freetype or recompile that package using the sources in the slackware-current source tree and this error should disappear.

Comment from Peter
Posted: October 15, 2018 at 19:03

Dear Eric,

ty for Your support. But I use the original-freetype-version from slackware-current freetype-2.9.1-x86_64-2. Now I made additionally an re-update. The error still exists.
Best regards

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