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Slackware.org: Announcing Slackware Linux 9.1!

Sep 29, 2003, 01:30 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to n0dez for this link. ]

"The second Slackware release in the 9.x series (based on the GCC 3.2.3 compiler), Slackware Linux 9.1 continues the ten-year Slackware tradition of simplicity, stability, and security.

"Among the many program updates and distribution enhancements, you'll find two of the most advanced desktop environments available today: GNOME 2.4.0 (with a large collection of pre-compiled GNOME applications), and KDE 3.1.4, the latest version of the award-winning K Desktop Environment. Slackware now uses the 2.4.22 kernel bringing you advanced performance features such as the ReiserFS journaling filesystem, SCSI and ATA RAID volume support, and kernel support for XFree86's DRI (the Direct Rendering Interface) that brings high-speed hardware accelerated 3D graphics to Linux. Additional kernels allow installing Slackware using any of the journaling filesystems available for Linux, including ext3, ReiserFS, IBM's JFS, and SGI's XFS..."

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