Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Aug 2005 09:39 UTC
Slackware, Slax Patrick Volkerding, Slackware's maintainer, announced that Slackware 10.2 is going into beta: "I think it's time to consider this to be mostly frozen and concentrate on beta testing in preparation for the Slackware 10.2 release, so there won't be too many more upgrades and additions."
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RE: Somewhat related: SLAX
by 1c3d0g on Wed 3rd Aug 2005 17:45 UTC in reply to "Somewhat related: SLAX"
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If you liked, SLAX, you'll probably like Klax too. Just a heads-up. :-)

Now back to the discussion. Like some people said before me, the 2.6.x series is still not stable enough for massive server use (heavy computations like distributed computing might also be a problem when running 24/7) - until everything, and I do mean everything is tested and verified to be absolutely stable.

Slackware 11 is going to be the big one, assuming the ongoing projects will complete in time. That's when OpenOffice 2.0 final, Firefox 1.5, GCC 4.x, KDE 4.x, etc. etc. etc. will be released. Kernel 2.6.x should be stable by then (assuming they've branched to 2.7.x), so it'll be a big upgrade for everyone. All in all great news for the Open Source community. :-)

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