Users and admirers of Slackware were given a bit of jolt recently when the main project Website (and some mirrors) disappeared from the Internet. The hardware issue was eventually resolved and work resumed. Then today we hear from an avid Slackware watcher that Patrick Volkerding confirmed the next version number has been decided and sent lots of updates to Current.
Willy Sudiarto Raharjo, the aforementioned enthusiast, blogged today that Volkerding has "upgraded aaa_base and bumped /etc/slackware-version to 14."
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