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Old 09-29-2012, 01:24 AM   #61
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Thank you Pat and the Slackware crew for this amazing release!
Old 09-29-2012, 01:29 AM   #62
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Thank you to Pat and the Slackware team.

And I thought I wasn't gonna have any fun this weekend.

Seriously guys, thank you, you gentlemen give me reason to compute.
Old 09-29-2012, 01:44 AM   #63
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Thank you
Old 09-29-2012, 02:15 AM   #64
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Yay ! Good job Pat V and the team. Now I have a day or so to install it.
Old 09-29-2012, 02:31 AM   #65
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Old 09-29-2012, 03:05 AM   #66
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Originally Posted by vharishankar View Post
Nice. Just saw the changelog today.

Now comes the big Q: should I stick with current or should I change to "14 STABLE"?
Or, to put it another way, should one stick with -current and reinstall Slackware 14.0 on December 21st and change to 14.0, or should one change to 14.0 and reinstall Slackware 14.0 on December 21st and change back to -current? (I'm contemplating the latter...)
For what it's worth (quantitatively, one seeder), I've downloaded the Slackware64 14.0 iso, and intend to seed it for, hopefully, the next couple of weeks. I have 25GB/month broadband, so make use of it fellow Slackers!
Old 09-29-2012, 03:15 AM   #67
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Thank you Pat!
The new t-shirt is fantastic
Old 09-29-2012, 03:15 AM   #68
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Now the wait is for to catch up.
why don't you just clone from git:

    git clone git://
This creates a folder called “slackware”. Move its contents to /var/lib/sbopkg/local (I made sure it was empty). Then from sbopkg select to use the local repository.
Old 09-29-2012, 03:21 AM   #69
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I prepared too some easy instructions for setting up sbopkg with git master (this way you can sync easily with "sbopkg -r")

the SlackBuild scripts in the master branch are mainly already usable for 14.0, there are some small fixups still going on but you can try it

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Old 09-29-2012, 03:24 AM   #70
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Congratulations! Can't wait for the subscription DVD, so I'm already downloading it on my slow DSL connection. Pity one cannot download t-shirts and baseball caps.
Old 09-29-2012, 03:42 AM   #71
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Thumbs up

I'm sending a well deserved virtual beer to Patrick

Old 09-29-2012, 04:21 AM   #72
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Here, just another big tahnk you... will install soon!!!
Old 09-29-2012, 04:25 AM   #73
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Oh baby!

I was planning on spending the weekend preparing for migration to the new 14. Seems I will do both preparing for installation, and actually doing it.

Congrats, and thank you so much, Pat and the Slackware team!
Old 09-29-2012, 04:37 AM   #74
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Congrats to the Slackware team and big thanks for the new release.
Old 09-29-2012, 04:43 AM   #75
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Just had a message from the ancient Mayan gods. They say because everybody's so excited about the release of Slackware 14, they've cancelled the Apocalypse.
Praise "Bob"!
Mr Postman, look and see,
If there's a Slackware DVD for me.

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