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 (2.6.21.5) 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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beh
by spikeb on Sun 17th Jun 2007 15:15 UTC
spikeb
Member since:
2006-01-18

wish it had gnome.

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RE: beh
by morphalus on Sun 17th Jun 2007 17:43 in reply to "beh"
morphalus Member since:
2007-06-17

No gnome in slackware. Too dependencies for Volkderding but there are projects that package GNOME for slack.

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Gnome
by daemonologist on Mon 18th Jun 2007 08:57 in reply to "beh"
daemonologist Member since:
2007-01-30

Or you can just compile your own Gnome. This should be a bit easier on Slackware than on some tightly integrated distro. I remember the time when I compiled Gnome 1.x from source (sources downloaded using dial-up line of course)! But then again, I have returned back to FVWM...

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RE: Gnome
by gavin.mccord on Mon 18th Jun 2007 16:56 in reply to "Gnome"
gavin.mccord Member since:
2005-09-07

Heh, taking a day to download, several hours to fail to compile, waiting a week to try the next release.

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RE: beh
by gilboa on Wed 20th Jun 2007 12:41 in reply to "beh"
gilboa Member since:
2005-07-06

There are a number of GNOME for Slackware projects.

My favorite is dropline GNOME [1], but a friend of mine is using rock [2] and it worked just fine. (AFAIK rock is not longer supported.)

- Gilboa
[1] http://www.droplinegnome.org/
[2] http://gsb.freerock.org/

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