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It's inevitable. Eventually you will end up with more than one computer. If you were smart enough to hold on to the old one, here is a way you can now use both, or 3 or 4, with one keyboard and mouse. This tutorial is done on Vectorlinux using the Quicksynergy front end, but Synergy itself will run on Mac, Windows as well as all Linux flavors. As usual, I've captured it all on video and put it up on Youtube.
There is a bit of an easter-egg hidden within the latest release of Vectorlinux 7.0, and it is certainly something you never would expect in a Slackware based system. What is it? The Arch Build System. It's a big chunk of that huge selection of packages that Arch is famous for. This can be a big deal if you learn how to use it as it can give you access to thousands of additional software titles.
I have no idea when IPv4 exhaustion will reach the point where you have to use IPv6. You have IPv4 now, and no doubt virtually all ISPs will keep people on IPv4 in some way (even if they have to use NAT) much like cable TV companies are providing at least some means for analog TVs to work (with boxes as the convert their TV systems over to all digital). So YOU may think you won't need access to IPv6 for a while.
Version 1.6.x (a.k.a Java 6 Update x) NOTE: Java 6 is scheduled to die (End of Life or EOL) in November 2012
As of April 27, 2012 the latest version of Java 6 is 1.6.0_32 (Version 6 Update 32).
According to Oracle, "This release includes bug fixes and performance improvements." No security patches.