Slackware 14.1 on Its Way

by Ostatic Staff - Sep. 18, 2013

Woohoo, it's always a good day when there's Slackware news to report. Just when we needed some exciting development news Patrick Volkerding declared Current Beta, 14.1 is officially on its way!'s top-secret webcrawler found the tidbit in this morning's changelog.

Saying "it's been better than beta quality for a while," Volkerding warns there could be a few more changes here and there, but "please test." The changelog reports numerous rebuilt and upgraded packages. Some include:

* Linux 3.10.12

* Firefox 24 esr

* Calligra 2.7.2

* KDE 4.10.5

* GCC 4.8.1

* Xorg X Server 1.14.2


As reports, there are no official ISOs made available, but Eric Hameleers' spins are about as close as one can get.