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Woohoo! Slackware Linux 11.0 RC1 Released!

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The long development process of Slackware Linux 11.0 is about to conclude - that's according to Patrick Volkerding who has declared the "current" tree as RC1: "There are still a few changes yet to happen, but let's call this Slackware 11.0 release candidate 1." Other recent changes include upgrade to stable kernel 2.4.33; upgrade to udev 097, and rebuild of glibc 2.3.6 for both 2.4.33 and 2.6.16.27 kernels. The new release will ship with X.Org 6.9.0 and KDE 3.5.4, and will provide SeaMonkey instead of Mozilla.

For more detailed information please see the Current ChangeLog. As has become customary with Slackware, there are no official ISO images, but interested testers can upgrade to the "current" branch and follow the development; alternatively you can obtain recent unofficial CD/DVD images from download servers.

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