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Slackware-Current update procedure

Posted 02-12-2021 at 08:10 AM by deNiro
Updated 02-16-2021 at 05:56 AM by deNiro (updated info)

updated: Febr 14 2021 ( blacklisting in slackpkg has changed, updated the procedure)

The notes I now use to upgrade: Slackware-current

/etc/slackpkg/blacklist contains:
Code:
# all kernel packages, unless I planned kernel upgrade
# This one will blacklist all SBo packages:
[0-9]+_SBo
sbopkg
# This one will blacklist all alienbob packages:
[0-9]+alien
# This one will blacklist all Multilib packages:
[0-9]+compat32
...
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Dell Inspiron 1525 BIOS update Debian

Posted 08-19-2012 at 10:06 AM by jere21
Updated 09-02-2012 at 08:27 AM by jere21

Based on http://www.ducea.com/2007/08/27/dell...tes-on-debian/, which goes a bit more in detail. Basically I just copied the relevant parts. Thanks!

Dell's official Linux support labelled OMSA currently only works for rpm based distros, but not for Debian. So do it manually

Install smbios packages:
Code:
ii  libsmbios-bin   2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide access to (SM)BIOS information -- utility binaries
ii  libsmbios2      2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide
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