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SlackEX (Slackware 14.2/Current) live USB with kernel 4.6.4 and KDE 4.14.21

Posted 07-14-2016 at 03:47 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 07-14-2016 at 03:48 PM by exton (More INFO)

I have made yet another version of SlackEX. It has the latest kernel (4.6.4, released 160711) and the latest KDE (4.14.21) Desktop Environment.

New features in version 160714 of SlackEX
I have replaced kernel 4.5.1-x86_64-exton with kernel 4.6.4-x86_64-exton with support for “everything”. Most important is that I have changed repositories from Slackware 14.1 to Current. I.e. Slackware 14.2 (released 160701). KDE is upgraded to version 4.14.21 (latest KDE version). All other...
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Run your Slackware installation with the latest stable kernel – 4.6.4!

Posted 07-12-2016 at 11:01 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

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 4.6.4-x86_64-exton has even more support for new hardware, etc. Kernel 4.6.4 is the latest stable kernel available from Released yesterday (20160711).

What’s new in kernel 4.6.4?

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Exton|Defender - Fedora 24 version - with Cinnamon 3.0.6 and kernel 4.6.3 (latest)

Posted 07-05-2016 at 10:39 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

About Exton|Defender SRS (in two versions)

Exton|Defender SRS is a Linux system available as a Live DVD (based on Fedora 24, 64bit - version 160705 and on Mageia 5, 32bit - version 150701) for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. Exton|Defender aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the hard disk partitions. It comes with a lot of Linux software such as system tools and basic tools (editors, Midnight...
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RaspEX for Raspberry Pi 3/2 Build 160703 – based on Ubuntu 16.04 – with OpenCPN 4.4.0 pre-installed

Posted 07-03-2016 at 02:04 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

RaspEX – Build 160703 based on Ubuntu 16.04 – with OpenCPN 4.4.0 (latest version) – especially made for Raspberry Pi 3

OpenCPN is a free software (GPLv2) project to create a concise chart plotter and navigation software, for use underway or as a planning tool. OpenCPN is developed by a team of active sailors using real world conditions for program testing and refinement. Read about the new features in OpenCPN 4.4.0 (released 160613)…

This build (160703)...
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MeX 64 bit Linux based on Ubuntu 16.04 with Cinnamon 3.0.5 and kernel 4.6.0-7-exton

Posted 06-30-2016 at 08:02 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-08-2016 at 02:38 PM by exton

Mex Linux is no longer based on Linux Mint. MeX build 160630 is based only on Debian 8.5 and Ubuntu 16.04. I have replaced the original kernel with “my” special kernel 4.6.0-7-exton. All packages in MeX Linux have been upgraded to the latest version by 160630. This version of MeX uses Cinnamon 3.0.5. Linux Mint 18 (to be released “later this week") will also use Cinnamon 3.0.5 as Desktop environment.

Program content etc
To make it possible...
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