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Mark Post, mantainer of the slackware port for s/390, has just released Slack/390 10.0!Recently some changes happened here on slackware.com - you may have noticed them already, but since they were silent changes, we thought we'd better post an announc
Linux Release Details:
Slackware Linux 11.0 RC2 has been released now
This is mostly frozen now unless bugs (or irresistible upgrades) come up, so I'll call this update Slackware 11.0 release candidate 2.
About Slackware Linux 11.0 RC2

Slackware 10.2 includes the Linux 2.4.31 kernel, with Linux 2.6.13 available in the /testing directory. For the first time, a 2.6 kernel with support for SCSI, RAID, and SATA is offered as a boot option in the installer (called "test26.s"). Slackware 10.2 also sports a new revision of glibc (2.3.5) with NPTL support for improved thread performance when using a kernel with NPTL support, the latest KDE 3.4.2 and XFce 4.2.2 desktop environments, updated development tools, and new additions like SASL support in sendmail, the Subversion version control system, the Firefox browser, and the Thunderbird email and news client.

Some New Changes

1. a/gpm-1.20.1-i486-2.tgz: Patched to send all non-critical error messages to

the system logs rather than to the console.

2. a/pkgtools-11.0.0-i486-2.tgz: Merged in some more xorgsetup patches from

Irfan Acar, Daniil Bratashov, and Piter Punk.

3. a/shadow-4.0.3-i486-12.tgz: Patched for gcc-3.4.x.

Thanks to Dominik L. Borkowski for the patch. Removed spurious id.1.gz manpage. Thanks to Cal Peake. Removed obsolete options from the passwd program.

4. a/sysvinit-2.84-i486-66.tgz: In rc.M, fixed the nohotplug cmdline option.

Thanks to Eric Hameleers. Sleep for a couple seconds after shutting down dhcpcd in rc.6 to allow time for various files in /etc to restore themselves. Thanks to Cal Peake. Don't try to mount usbfs if it's in /proc/mounts already.

For Download

Click here to Download : http://www.slackware.com/getslack/
 
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