Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th Aug 2009 09:59 UTC, submitted by Witek Wasilewski
Slackware, Slax Among OSNews readers, Slackware is a surprisingly popular choice when it comes to Linux distributions. A new release came out today, Slackware 13, which comes packed with improvements, and even a whole new port.
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Long Awaited
by Siamhie on Fri 28th Aug 2009 12:09 UTC
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I've been running -current for the last two months updating the system as the fixes come out and I'm impressed with the work that has gone into this release. One big change I noticed was X. I'd boot over to 12.2 and can see the big difference in the graphics rendering. Icons are much smoother than with X that came with 12.2.

It's too bad today isn't Friday the 13th, that would have completed my world dominance. ;)

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RE: Long Awaited
by gavin.mccord on Sat 29th Aug 2009 10:56 in reply to "Long Awaited"
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Well the -current tree generally remains pretty stable, as Pat doesn't introduce new stuff (e.g. KDE4) until it runs true.

Off-topic, when I login to this site, "Login successful" is pretty damn confusing when I type in the wrong username or password.

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