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Old 03-18-2011, 06:35 AM   #76
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This makes me very very happy, and probably takes the pressure of the cooker for the team to get 13.4 or 14 ready.
I get the feeling that the driver behind people being impatient for the next release in recent times has been KDE more than any specific version of a browser. This is probably due to the fact that during it's early life KDE4 was somewhat unstable/buggy and every new version was a 'Must Have'.

Mind you, I'm a happy Opera user (Well, happy apart from the lack of gpg support in it's mail client), so the FF version shipped is of no concern to me.
 
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:43 AM   #77
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"Slackware" doesn't sound like a food item. It sounds more like a utensil. Like a tried and true cooking utensil that still out performs all other cooking utensils. Like Cast Iron. Durable, Non Stick, Best for all types of stoves including the fancy induction, It makes you stronger by using it, It's not for everybody, Its usefulness can't be disputed, And it will continue to stay relevant and productive long past its manufacturing date.

I like my Slackware. What should I make with it today?
have You thought that it also enhances Your security (the cast iron that is, let alone Slackware)
 
Old 03-18-2011, 07:07 AM   #78
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I get the feeling that the driver behind people being impatient for the next release in recent times has been KDE more than any specific version of a browser. This is probably due to the fact that during it's early life KDE4 was somewhat unstable/buggy and every new version was a 'Must Have'.
While I agree it's up to KDE4, i beg to differ why:
It' performance seems to be sacrificed to gods of GUI acceleration, so it's whole eye candyness hangs desperately on dedicated HW. No help to that, I can't but miss the KDE3.x series (revamp?) where it "had it all", or simply put was just productive.

As time passes, I work most of time in fluxbox (laptop) or XFCE4 (k8 desktop), and manage files in either thunar (better integarated) or pcmanfm (feels better).

Up to the point i make *real* file managment where i miss konqueror and work with mc or krusader.

There is little point of eyecandy if the performance/stability penalty is anything but to be neglected.
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Mind you, I'm a happy Opera user (Well, happy apart from the lack of gpg support in it's mail client), so the FF version shipped is of no concern to me.
I use Seamonkey - it's an kind of AIO with really good performance; while decent with features.
And have Chrome by side for "those" sites (just in case)...

 
Old 03-18-2011, 03:35 PM   #79
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In the past, with 13.0 there was a great urge to get to the newer KDE4.x versions, as 4.1 wasn't all that.

Although there where lots or people hating and flaming KDE4, and wanting 3 back.. I can't help noticing that with 13.1 this call for KDE3 got less (or: I didn't notice it anymore).

Anyway: what I was saying: I think Pat is right with FF4rc1 included: The moment 13.37 would be released 'only a few days' before FF4, it would make it 'obsolete' for a lot of peeps running stable-slackware for normal daily usage. Or atleast: me
 
Old 03-18-2011, 09:35 PM   #80
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Hmm. todays changelog for -current:



As in: This sollericos guy (or girl) could just be right. I Clearly read that Pat is including FF4 rc1, as he ain't waiting for FF4gold. This means 1337 will have a much longer life-expectation: sure,. FF4 was already included in /testing, but still: This makes me very very happy, and probably takes the pressure of the cooker for the team to get 13.4 or 14 ready.
Just upgraded to current few hours ago. I was really hesitant because of the inclusion of Firefox 4 rc1 but tried it anyway. Firefox 4 is a way faster!
 
Old 03-18-2011, 10:09 PM   #81
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Just upgraded to current few hours ago. I was really hesitant because of the inclusion of Firefox 4 rc1 but tried it anyway. Firefox 4 is a way faster!
I agree completely, flies along on my system....
 
Old 01-23-2012, 05:39 PM   #82
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Just to be clear when Pat releases a lot of major changes it usually will take close to 1year and 1 month from the previous release.. That is not exact, just the recent pattern with major changes. If this is not relevant, sorry. This should mean that Slackware 14 should be release in 2012 late in May, maybe early June.

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Old 01-24-2012, 04:19 AM   #83
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Just to be clear when Pat releases a lot of major changes it usually will take close to 1year and 1 month from the previous release.. That is not exact, just the recent pattern with major changes. If this is not relevant, sorry. This should mean that Slackware 14 should be release in 2012 late in May, maybe early June.
Replace 'should' by 'could', *please do not reply to this thread* and please keep an eye on the following thread:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...3-37-a-916071/
 
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Old 01-24-2012, 05:44 AM   #84
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If there were going to be a release any time around May we would be seeing signs of it by now in 'current'. I don't think you can draw any conclusions about the timing of this development cycle from any historical trends as it's following a very different pattern of activity this time..

If we are to see a new Slackware in 2012 at all (and I don't think that can be taken as a certainty at this point) then my guess is that it's going to be closer to the end of the year than the middle.


P.S. I wouldn't direct anyone to that other thread: it's pretty much a train-wreck.

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Old 01-24-2012, 07:04 AM   #85
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Cool FUN

Like Pat says
"Have Fun!"
 
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I'm more than happy to run at least one 1337 thing on my computer. So, Pat, if you hear me, please take your time.
 
  


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