Sunday, 7 July 2013

KDE 4.10.5 and Linux 3.9.9 Now in Slackware-Current

No sooner had I updated my Current partition to the recent 3.9.7 kernel and already last night KDE 4.10.5 and Linux 3.9.9 landed. Here's a link to the changelog for your convenience. What a massive piece of work. That not being enough, and with a freshly remastered iso from Eric Hameleers' script, today there are several more updates for kde-workspace (Rebuilt) and upgrades for ModemManager and NetworkManager among others.

I think the gap to Slackware 14.1 is slowly closing. KDE 4.10.5 is the final increment in the series and a point well-made in Eric's blog is that Patrick Volkerding has tended to ship the final increment of the series with any new release. Give it a bit of stability testing and we'll probably see a beta or RC soon. Running Current is more up to date than even the new Fedora and more predictable than running Arch.

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