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Old 06-12-2011, 01:04 AM   #46
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I'm happy with wicd even though it is no longer maintained.
Sure wicd works ok with wireless networks but doesn't work with mobile broadband connections. With networkmanager you havean easy to setup all in one network tool ideal for laptops.

It is the first packages I download and install after an install on my laptop.
 
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Old 06-12-2011, 01:30 AM   #47
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Though not a program per se, I am hoping that libunistring will find its way into the next version of Slackware.
 
Old 06-12-2011, 02:09 AM   #48
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Well since sbopkg is failing to update for me and I spend a good half hour chasing down dependencies to build nitrogen earlier, I'm gonna say umm nitrogen.
 
Old 06-12-2011, 08:18 AM   #49
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Sure wicd works ok with wireless networks but doesn't work with mobile broadband connections. With networkmanager you havean easy to setup all in one network tool ideal for laptops.

It is the first packages I download and install after an install on my laptop.
Yes, networkmananger does indeed look nice. I suspect it is not included yet because of the required dependency list. I will give networkmanager a look if wicd becomes flaky on my Acer netbook.
 
Old 06-12-2011, 08:40 AM   #50
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I particularly like claws-mail, it is quite full featured and does IMAP.

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Old 06-12-2011, 03:30 PM   #51
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Well since sbopkg is failing to update for me [snip]
OT: This was an rsync server glitch on slackbuilds.org and it's fixed now.

One sure way to light up the sbopkg-related internet is to take out the SBo rsync server.
 
Old 06-12-2011, 03:55 PM   #52
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OT: This was an rsync server glitch on slackbuilds.org and it's fixed now.
Cool. Thanks for the update. Figured it was something like that since rsync was working fine otherwise.

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One sure way to light up the sbopkg-related internet is to take out the SBo rsync server.
I bet
 
Old 06-15-2011, 12:42 PM   #53
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I'd like to see the new version of xfig (3.2.5b) or at least of transfig (3.2.5d), since there is a bug in transfig 3.2.4, which produces postscript code that is no longer accepted by the current version of CUPS and results in blank pages when printing directly from xfig.
 
Old 06-15-2011, 05:55 PM   #54
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Maybe valgrind. Or ssmtp.

Or a nice softphone, if there is such a thing.
 
Old 06-15-2011, 08:12 PM   #55
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Slackbuilds.org has pretty much everything else I want, and sbopkg is easy to grab and install.

The one thing that is a bit of a hassle is not having postgresql as part of Slackware. Postgresql itself is easy enough to install from slackbuilds.org, but since I use it with php applications I then have to download the php source and build and install the psql module. Not the end of the world, but since we're wishing...

Brian
 
Old 06-15-2011, 08:18 PM   #56
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Slackbuilds.org has pretty much everything else I want, and sbopkg is easy to grab and install.

The one thing that is a bit of a hassle is not having postgresql as part of Slackware. Postgresql itself is easy enough to install from slackbuilds.org, but since I use it with php applications I then have to download the php source and build and install the psql module. Not the end of the world, but since we're wishing...

Brian
I agree =)
 
Old 06-16-2011, 03:17 AM   #57
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I've changed my mind about that twirly-whirly upside-downy back-to-fronty ambiwhateveritwascalled logo - I want it back. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 06-16-2011, 05:48 AM   #58
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In order of importance :

- texlive
- postgresql

Delivering tetex in 2011 is a joke. I already mailed Pat about that but at the time the size issue was stopping him from including it.

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Old 07-08-2011, 08:32 AM   #59
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Openfire would be a great addition.
 
Old 07-08-2011, 10:06 AM   #60
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Building third party packages is not hard for me, but my only concern is keep them up to date especially if there are security updates. Thats why i love sbopkg.
mmm I would like to see a good cli torrent client like rtorrent, libreoffice as mentioned by many people already. and ofcourse sbopkg, so that I can easily install all proprietary drivers on my laptop. Hopefully, I'm not asking too much lol.

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