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About JamesB

I am a Infrastructure Engineer in Houston, TX. I am also a music lover and enjoying spinning on my turntables after a stressful day at the office. I also run another blog (personal) @ http://www.confiscatedthoughts.com. This blog has posts about my personal life and updates on videos I post to YouTube.

Zenwalk Live 6.0

Pierrick Le Brun has announced the release of Zenwalk Live 6.0, a live CD edition of the popular Slackware-based distribution: “Zenwalk Live 6.0, the latest Zenwalk in a live CD format, is ready! Based on Zenwalk’s current repository, Zenwalk live … Continue reading

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64-bit Slackware!!!

Slackware has now gone 64-bit with an official x86_64 port being maintained in-sync with the regular x86 -current branch. “We’ve been developing and testing Slackware64 for quite a while. Most of the team is already using Slackware64 on their personal … Continue reading

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NetSecL 2.4 Released

NetSecL is a security-focused distribution based on Slackware Linux. To improve the security aspect of the distribution, servers have been removed, incoming ports closed and services turned off. Additionally, a set of penetration tools has been included. Iuri Stanchev has … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Wed Jun 18 14:42:48 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Wed Jun 18 14:42:48 CDT 2008 xap/mozilla-firefox-3.0-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to firefox-3.0. Congratulations to the Firefox people for the nice improvements, as well as such an impressive number of first-day downloads. 🙂 We didn’t put this … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Sat Jun 14 11:14:22 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Sat Jun 14 11:14:22 CDT 2008 slackware/l/jre-6u10_beta-i586-1.tgz: Upgraded to Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition Runtime Environment Version 6.0 update 10 beta. This is a BETA VERSION and may contain problems, but it may also … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Tue May 27 22:12:01 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Tue May 27 22:12:01 CDT 2008 a/mkinitrd-1.3.2-i486-3.tgz: Initialize RAID earlier so that the combination of RAID+LUKS+LVM works. Thanks to Eric Hameleers. xap/rdesktop-1.6.0-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to rdesktop-1.6.0. According to the rdesktop ChangeLog, this contains a: “* … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog :: Wed May 14 17:22:14 CDT 2008

Here are the slackware-current changelog updates: Wed May 14 17:22:14 CDT 2008 extra/slackpkg/slackpkg-2.70.4-noarch-1.tgz: Upgraded to slackpkg 2.70.4-noarch-1. This fixes a bug where the “x86” ARCH was not recognized in a package name, leading to the kernel-headers package not getting properly … Continue reading

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