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Slackware 14.0 Linux Released

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Published on 28 September 2012 08:35 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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Today's been quite a busy news day for a Friday, but it's not over yet. Slackware 14.0 was released today after being in development for more than one year.

Slackware 14.0 offers the choice of the Xfce 4.10.0 and KDE 4.8.5 desktops, integrates the Linux 3.2.29 kernel, and has both the "huge" and "generic" kernels available. Some other Slackware 14.0 changes include X11R7.7 packages, glibc 2.15, support for NetworkManager, GCC 4.7.1 is the default compiler, updated development tools, and much more.

The release announcement for Slackware 14.0 can be found at Slackware.com.

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