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SlackEX (Slackware Current/14.2) with KDE 4.14.3 (latest) and kernel 4.4.1 (latest)

Posted 02-03-2016 at 12:00 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-03-2016 at 12:03 PM by exton (MORE INFO)

SlackEX is based on Slackware Current/14.2. Slackware is the first widely-used Linux system, which is still developing. Slackware has existed since 1993. The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune or as we say in Sweden: Gammal är äldst.

NEW FEATURES in version 160203 of SlackEX
I have replaced kernel 4.3.1-x86_64-exton with kernel 4.4.1-exton-huge with support for “everything”. Most important is that I have changed repositories from Slackware 14.1 to Current. I.e. upcoming...
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Downsizing.

Posted 02-03-2016 at 01:20 AM by peonuser

Going through a major reduction of old equipment. The recyclers are getting fat and happy.
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Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest stable kernel – 4.4.1!

Posted 02-02-2016 at 09:06 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-02-2016 at 09:07 AM by exton (More INFO)

I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64 bit kernel for Slackware Current (14.2) and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, Zenwalk and SlackEX. The kernel is compiled exactly the same way as Slackware’s latest kernel huge. “My” kernel 4.4.1-exton-huge has even more support for new hardware, etc. Kernel 4.4.1 is the latest stable kernel available from Kernel.org. Released 20160131.

What’s new in kernel 4.4.1?

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How to setup yum groupinstall for RHEL6

Posted 02-01-2016 at 09:47 PM by JockVSJock
Updated 02-01-2016 at 09:57 PM by JockVSJock

Just found out that we can install packages under Red Hat as a group, instead of individual ones, which will be a big time saver, along with trying to remember the name of the individual packages. I've seen a number of tutorials online for this and I think they either fall short or are not clear. So here is my attempt at it and this blog entry assumes the end user has some basic Linux skills and basic knowledge of Red Hat.

Step-by-step instructions on setting up the following:
...
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AndEX Marshmallow 6.0.1 with GAPPS and kernel-4.4.0-exton – Build 160131

Posted 02-01-2016 at 12:46 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-21-2016 at 05:37 PM by exton (New version)

NEWS 160220 – New version
AndEX Marshmallow version 160131 has been replaced by version 160220. Included apps etc. are the same in the new version.

NEWS 160131 AndEX Marshmallow 6.0.1 with kernel 4.4.0-exton and GAPPS
My build of Android-x86 Marshmallow 6.0.1 has GAPPS pre-installed. I.e. Google Play Services, Google Play Store, Gmail, YouTube and more apps. For example: Aptoide, Google Chrome and Spotify. The ISO is called android-x86-6.0.1-marshmallow-kernel-4.4.0-exton-GAPPS-520mb-160131.iso...
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