Thursday, 28 April 2011

Slackware 13.37 Released

Oh excitement, Slackware 13.37 is out! I've been running it for around a week now on one partition with only Window Maker and Xfce and Sbopkg to make it easier to add a few packages from SlackBuilds.org, and what can I say, it's Slackware, and it works.  The release announcement gives 25/04 as release date, but as of yesterday that message wasn't there in the changelogs and on the front page, so it seems that at least the announcement to the public was only done today.

Major news except the usual updates to browser, Xorg etc. is Slackware now has an easy to set up PXE install server that runs right off the DVD. These are great days indeed!
The kernel is also bang up to date with 2.6.37.6 and as usual a newer 2.6.38.4 provided in testing. In addition configuration files for 2.6.35.12 for those who would rather follow a long term kernel branch and 2.6.39-rc4 are included as a start. Whoever said Slackware was out of date?

Get your copy here via torrent.

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