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Old 09-14-2005, 05:06 AM   #1
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Slackware subscribers and the new release


When do the subscribers get the new release of Slackware? According to Slackware store, subscribers should get the new release before anyone else.

Whenever I order something of the Internet my credit card report shows the amount on hold before the transaction is completed. however it doesn't show any amount on hold till now even thoug Patrick is planning to release Slackware 10.2 soon.

Our subscribers are the first to receive each new release of Slackware, and they get a discount off the regular price.
Old 09-14-2005, 05:32 AM   #2
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back in February , I got v10.1 four days before it was released to the ISO mirrors..........
Old 09-14-2005, 01:37 PM   #3
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I don't know for Saudi Arabia, but over here in Luxemburg I received it *months* after the official release :-(
Old 09-14-2005, 02:03 PM   #4
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Yea, I'm in the USA and when I ordered 10.0 I got it weeks after the ISO's hit mirrors... More than likely you'll have to wait. Atleast in my expierence...
Old 09-14-2005, 02:54 PM   #5
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I seemed to have received my 10.1 disks very late as well. How soon after Pat declares -current to be the next stable release are the official iso's released? I thought he delayed the isos for while after current became stable.
Old 09-14-2005, 03:09 PM   #6
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I believe subscribsion is more to support Slackware Linux, rather than getting stuff faster.
Old 09-15-2005, 02:01 AM   #7
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I guess I will download the first two CDs for now. I can wait longer for the other two CDs.
Old 09-15-2005, 02:24 AM   #8
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Originally posted by SlackerLX
I believe subscribsion is more to support Slackware Linux, rather than getting stuff faster.
That's the only reason I subscribe. I still haven't opened 9.1, 10 or 10.1.
As for subscribers getting theirs before anyone else, that refers to purchased sets. Subscriptions are shipped before pre-orders and regular orders of individual releases.


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