Slackware-13.0 ChangeLog (2009-05-19)

Tue May 19 15:36:49 CDT 2009

  • a/findutils-4.4.1-i486-1.txz
  • a/kbd-1.15-i486-1.txz
    a/mkinitrd-1.3.4-i486-1.txz: Updated the included keymaps to kbd-1.15.
  • a/pciutils-3.1.2-i486-1.txz
    ap/mc-20090514_git-i486-1.txz: Switched to a GIT repo version with support for
    xz/lzma related formats, and better UTF8 support.
    Thanks to David Somero for getting the initial xz patches submitted upstream.
  • ap/mysql-5.0.81-i486-1.txz
  • ap/sqlite-3.6.14-i486-1.txz
  • kde/mplayerthumbs-1.2-i486-1.txz
    This plugin for KDE uses MPlayer to provide video thumbnailing support for
    Dolphin and Konqueror.
    l/libxml2-2.7.3-i486-3.txz: Edited the install script to remove any existing
    libxml2 .pyc files to insure the new .py files will be used.
  • n/bind-9.4.3_P2-i486-1.txz
  • n/rsync-3.0.6-i486-1.txz
  • n/snownews-1.5.11-i486-1.txz
    x/scim-1.4.9-i486-2.txz: Reduce the noise from the install script.
    x/scim-bridge-0.4.16-i486-2.txz: Reduce the noise from the install script, and
    don't run it from the installer since it will run at first boot anyway.
  • x/xterm-243-i486-1.txz
    Thanks to Andrew Psaltis for suggesting 256 color mode, needed for wicd.
  • xap/MPlayer-r29301-i486-1.txz
    DeCSS support (binary or source), and with patent-encumbered encoders
    disabled, but it's still very capable of media playback.
    Thanks to Eric Hameleers for the build script and encouragement.
  • xap/electricsheep-20090306-i486-1.txz
    a distributed screensaver. This requires MPlayer.
    Thanks to Eric Hameleers.
  • xap/xscreensaver-5.08-i486-2.txz
    Thanks to Eric Hameleers.
    extra/slacktrack/slacktrack-2.03-i486-1.txz: Update documentation, and make
    the slacktrack .txt file from a .txz package. Thanks to Stuart Winter.
    isolinux/initrd.img: Updated keymaps and selection menu.
    usb-and-pxe-installers/usbboot.img: Updated keymaps and selection menu.
  • usb-and-pxe-installers/
    put the Slackware USB installer onto a vfat partition on a USB thumb drive,
    since some BIOSes will not boot a non-partitioned USB device.
  • news/2009/05/19/slackware-13.0-changelog.txt
  • Last modified: 5 years ago
  • by Giuseppe Di Terlizzi