Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2007 22:13 UTC, submitted by lost
Slackware, Slax Patrick J. Volkerding announced the first release candidate of Slackware 12 in the current changelog. This will be the first Slackware release with a kernel from the 2.6 tree ( as default. "It's that time again, and here we have Slackware 12.0 release candidate 1! If we're lucky, we got it all right the first time. Big thanks to the crew."
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RE: Still No PAM Out of the Box
by mrad on Sat 23rd Jun 2007 12:39 UTC in reply to "Still No PAM Out of the Box"
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If you want Slack with PAM, I believe the simplest way to get it is to install Dropline Gnome. Patrick has said (I think it was the Linux Link Tech Show podcast where I heard this) that that is enough of a change to make Dropline/Slack a fork in his view; so proceed at your own risk without the blessing of the BDFL I suppose. I use Freerock myself for the Gnome apps, though I still use KDE for the desktop. Of course, I don't need LDAP and all that heavy-lifting server stuff.

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