After numerous development versions and a long wait, the final version has arrived
Slackware Linux, a complete 32-bit and 64-bit multitasking "UNIX-like" system that is currently based around the 3.10 Linux kernel series, has reached version 14.1.After a year of development and several versions later, the final build of Slackware Linux has arrived, featuring a massive amount of changes and new features.
“Slackware 14.1 brings many updates and enhancements, among which you'll find two of the most advanced desktop environments available today: Xfce 4.10.1, a fast and lightweight but visually appealing and easy to use desktop environment, and KDE 4.10.5, a recent stable release of the 4.10.x series of the award-winning KDE desktop environment,” reads the official announcement.
And this is just a small portion of the updates. According to the developers, the distribution now utilizes udev, udisks, and udisks2.
Also, Slackware 14.1 is based on Linux kernel 3.10.17, which ensures access to journaling filesystems, SCSI and ATA RAID volume support, SATA support, Software RAID and LVM support, and much more.
More details about this release can be found in the official changelog. Download Slackware Linux 14.1 right now from Softpedia.