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Old 04-20-2004, 09:41 PM   #1
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slack website and next version


hi,
why is the slackware.com website so out-of-date?
does any one know about when slack 9.2 comes out?
thanks.
 
Old 04-20-2004, 10:09 PM   #2
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It isn't updated often except for the security updates and the changelogs. Packages are released all the time so you could just use swaret or salpt-get to stay up to date. With all the recent updates it does seem like a new version will come out soon.
 
Old 04-20-2004, 10:43 PM   #3
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Because Slackers have a state of mind that is not concerned with up to date web sites.
 
Old 04-21-2004, 08:39 AM   #4
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The website is up to date. What's on there is the latest news. The site is updated whenever there is something new to say.
 
Old 04-21-2004, 09:14 AM   #5
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I'll just make a nice little roundup of all the answerw your will get.

Hi
It isn't
No
You're welcome

;-)

Most people don't really care about the next release to much. They want it to be stable, which you don't get with hurrying out a release every 3 months with the latest (and still untested/unproven) software. Or they like living on the edge and run current anyway so it doesn't matter when a new release is due.

And ok... the slackbook might be a little out of date... but others are or were trying to take care of that.

The site is clean simple and has the things you need. Just like slack itself.
 
  


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