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Build 141220 of SlackEX 14.1 live USB with kernel 3.18.1

Posted 12-20-2014 at 05:59 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 12-20-2014 at 09:11 AM by exton

New features in version 141220 of SlackEX
SlackEX build 141220 comes as a ZIP-file for direct installation to a USB stick. I have replaced kernel 3.16.1-x86_64-exton with kernel 3.18.1-x86_64-exton with support for “everything”.

KDE is downgraded to version 4.10.5 from version 4.11.1. All other component software is also upgraded to the latest Slackware version by now. I may mention in particular GParted 0.17.0 (latest, not in Slackware’s repositories), VirtualBox 4.3.20...
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Build 140411 of SlackEX 14.1 with kernel 3.14

Posted 04-11-2014 at 02:39 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Why replace version 140326 with version 140411?
To my horror I discovered that some programs (including K3b and MPlayer) could not be started due to various unfulfilled program dependencies. The problems are now fixed in version 140411. Additionally could version 4.8.6 of Gimp not open jpg files. To deal with the problem, I had to install version 4.8.10 (latest stable version) of Gimp from source.

As I still had to fix various software problems I took the opportunity to replace...
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Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest kernel – 3.13.1!

Posted 01-30-2014 at 11:36 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 01-30-2014 at 11:37 AM by exton

I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64 bit kernel for Slackware 12.0 – 14.1 and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, Zenwalk, SlackEX and Exton|Defender. The kernel is compiled exactly the same way as Slackware’s latest kernel huge. “My” kernel 3.13.1-x86_64-exton has even more support for new hardware, etc. Kernel 3.13.1 is the latest stable kernel available from Kernel.org. Released yesterday (20140129).

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SlackEX 14.1 64 bit with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton

Posted 01-10-2014 at 05:20 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I’ve made a new version of SlackEX Linux Live DVD based on Slackware 14.1, released 131107.

NEW FEATURES in version 140110 of SlackEX 14.1
I have replaced kernel 3.11.4-x86_64-exton with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton with support for “extra everything”. KDE is downgraded from version 4.11.1 to version 4.10.5 - latest version i Slackware’s repositories. All other component software is also upgraded to the latest Slackware 14.1 version by now. I may mention in particular GParted...
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Run your Slackware 64 bit system with the latest kernel – 3.12.1!

Posted 11-21-2013 at 10:07 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64 bit kernel for Slackware 12.0 – 14.1 and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, Zenwalk, SlackEX and Exton|Defender. The kernel is compiled exactly the same way as Slackware’s latest kernel huge. “My” kernel 3.12.1-exton has even more support for new hardware, etc. Kernel 3.12.1 is the latest stable kernel available from Kernel.org. Released yesterday (20131120).

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