Slackware 14.2 Officially Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 1 July 2016 at 05:46 PM EDT. 3 Comments
OPERATING SYSTEMS --
Slackware 14.2 was released today to kick off July. Slackware 14.2 has been long in development while today it was christened.

Slackware 14.2 features Xfce 4.12.1 and KDE 4.14.21 desktops, is powered by the Linux 4.4.14 kernel, glibc 2.23, BlueZ 5 for Bluetooth, GCC 5.3 is the default compiler, and various other updated packages. Slackware 14.2 is also notable for finally making use of PulseAudio.

More details on Slackware 14.2 can be found via the official release announcement at Slackware.com.
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