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Old 03-12-2010, 09:50 AM   #16
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Hi,
Slackware applications are upstream therefore our OS has PV & team working on the important parts to keep a Stable OS; hint.. hint..(The Best OS) Slackware.
Of course. That's why I use Slackware.

I was targeting the upstream folks when I mentioned "Linux developers." The main point being, if somebody has a choice between hacking on HAL, then deprecating it with DeviceKIT, which is then deprecated with improvements to UDEV and the kernel or working on making Open Office, Scribus, QGIS, or Inkscape better than the proprietary software alternatives, I'd hope that he or she would chose the latter.

I care about the OS, but I use the applications.

What were we talking about again?
 
Old 03-12-2010, 10:09 AM   #17
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You are right, but the platform also needs some work. We just had duplication of technologies, if you get what I mean. The same thing that HAL does was getting partially done by udev, and the thing HAL/udev were supposed to do was done by X.org. HAL was also pretty monolithic and didn't integrate well with policykit, consolekit and similar new technologies.

It's great to have xorg.conf, hal fdi files replaced by udev rules. Now everything connected with hardware recognition is handled by udev, which is awesome!

The main reason for deprecating HAL was quite stupid, thought. The Ubuntu guys wanted to reduce boot time...

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Old 03-12-2010, 10:58 AM   #18
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I don't expect to see 13.1 until Nvidia and the kernel play nicely again.
PV likes to do a release when the installation cds "just work" for almost all cases
I'm happy to wait - there's nothing horribly obsolete on 13.0 yet
 
Old 03-12-2010, 03:25 PM   #19
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Whose to say it will even be 13.1, or 13.2, or 14.0, or 2010, or 0b1110?

Maybe Pat will change to one of those cool naming schemes
Dancing Discoflux
Symbolic Syaday
Blazin' Boomtime, Cherry Confusion 21, YOLD 3176.

As long as I get a short notice to make sure there's enough funds in the bank to cover my subscription price I'm happy. Which there are always signs to preclude a release is on the horizon

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I don't expect to see 13.1 until Nvidia and the kernel play nicely again.
PV likes to do a release when the installation cds "just work" for almost all cases
I'm happy to wait - there's nothing horribly obsolete on 13.0 yet
 
Old 03-12-2010, 04:00 PM   #20
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A freemason just stopped me in the woods and told me the next release would be called:

Slack-Akimbo.

You read it here second (I emailed my mom, first.)

cheers,
 
Old 03-12-2010, 04:50 PM   #21
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A freemason just stopped me in the woods and told me the next release would be called:

Slack-Akimbo.
funny ...
 
Old 03-13-2010, 03:32 AM   #22
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At least PV can choose his time for release. Ubuntu may have a problem with the kernel and Nvidia when 10.04 is released late April. Not long ago Ubuntu made a release when the Intel video driver was in a real mess - fixed release schedules are victims of Murphys law
 
Old 03-13-2010, 04:54 AM   #23
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Seems like there is some extensive testing needed before next version can be released:

http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/some...-to-play-with/
http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/slac...alling-or-not/
 
Old 03-13-2010, 04:21 PM   #24
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I can not say that I am not anxious for the launch, but I have a defect of being very curious ... My question is simple: Use dial-up so it is not feasible using current, which uses kde435 ... I use kde431!

Another question is whether my modem work in the next slack ...

My question has been answered as well as to the title, and very well answered.

thanks to you

ps:I will have patience! :-)
 
Old 03-21-2010, 03:31 AM   #25
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Nvidia 195 works perfectly with the current 2.6.33.x kernel, so that show stopper is gone :-)

I suspect that modems get little testing or priority these days. If you use one and have problems, please keep reporting it
 
Old 03-21-2010, 04:11 AM   #26
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Here unto me ye devoted followers of the mighty Slackware.

There has been no activity on Slackbuilds.org for ages a certain precursor, portent, sign, that the mighty Slackware will once again appear on the download mirrors and torrents and the faithful will say "it is good".

samac
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Old 03-21-2010, 05:21 AM   #27
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...beware the marching tides of upgrade queries....
 
Old 03-21-2010, 09:38 AM   #28
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Smile

13.1 is closer methinks

**hitest lights a candle at his Slackware shrine......praise Bob**
 
Old 03-21-2010, 01:10 PM   #29
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Self appointed prophet of the mighty Slackware
Bob smites samac for his presumption and releases an update to Slackbuilds.org. samac slinks away in penance.

samac
 
  


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