SlackUpdate

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0.7.1 GPL (GNU General Public License)    
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SlackUpdate is a bash script that can be used to check for, download, and install Slackware updates.

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SlackUpdate is a bash script that can be used to check for, download, and install Slackware updates.

SlackUpdate currently supports: Slackware 8.1 - 10.1, and current.

Here are some key features of "SlackUpdate":

Multiple server support
Multiple Runlevel support
Auto update mode Runlevel 2 (root only, be careful)
Command line options for preferred server and runlevel
Command line option for more verbosity
Checks for newer versions of slackupdate script

Requirements:

cat
md5sum
cut
echo
grep
ls
mkdir
rm
sed
tr
upgradepkg
wget

What's New in This Release:

Released Version 0.7.1
Moved to new server and updated the update-check links.
Majorly revamped upgrade. No longer uninstalls previous packages
Fixed RunLevel error with upgrade (Florian Mueller)
Improved upgrade to work better for slackware-current users
Upgrade checks against blacklist before adding/removing old packages
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Last updated on October 25th, 2005

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