Slackware 14.0 RC5 Is Now Ready for Testing

This is supposed to be the last development version for Slacware 14

Patrick Volkerding has announced last evening, September 19th, the immediate availability for download and testing of fifth Release Candidate of the upcoming Slackware 14.0 Linux operating system.

Marked as the last development version for Slackware 14.0, this fifth Release Candidate comes with Linux kernel 3.2.29, Git, Slacktrack 2.12, Subversion 1.7.6, Glibc 2.15, Samba 3.6.8, vsftpd 3.0.2, DHCP 4.2.4_P2, PHP 5.4.7, and Less 451.

Slackware 14.0 RC5 also includes updated packages like Shadow, sysvinit-scripts 2.0, libsoup 2.38.1, BIND 9.9.1_P3, Netatalk 2.2.3, ca-certificates 20120623, udev 182, ALSA 1.0.26, Seamonkey 2.12.1, HPLIP 3.12.9, Midnight Commander 4.8.4, Mozilla Thunderbird 15.0.1, Mozilla Firefox 15.0.1, xine-ui 0.99.6, xine-lib 1.1.21, bluez 4.99, and dcron 4.5.

A detailed changelog with all the updates and fixes can be found in the official announcement of Slackware Linux 14.0 RC5.

Download Slackware Linux 14.0 RC5 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.

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