Updating slackware 10

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For this reason you will be prompted to keep,overwrite,remove, or prompt per file.

” counts 448lines, and a little less than half of that number consists of updates to packages; the rest is rebuilds. The GTK/GLib subsystem got overhauled thanks to the hard work of Robby.

While not as full-featured or as ubiquitous as rpm (or for that matter deb), pkgtool and its associated programs are every bit as good at installing packages as rpm.

The truth about pkgtool is not that it doesn't exist, but that it doesn't do any dependency checking.

If you want to dive right in and report the Plasma 5 packages that no longer work for you, I’d be grateful. Eric Comment from cwizardone Posted: October 30, 2015 at Many thanks to you, rworkman, Mr. 🙂 Pingback from Slackware-Current : mise à jour massive du 28/10/2015 | le blog d' Olivyeahh Posted: October 30, 2015 at […] C’est ce matin que j’ai constaté la mise à jour massive du 28 Octobre de Slackware-Current […] Comment from alienbob Posted: October 30, 2015 at Thanks for the responses.

It looks like there are no immediate requirements for Plasma 5 recompilations then?

Slackpkg is a very powerful utility that allows you to update your installed packages with the most recent version in the slackware release tree.

I use a distribution that uses apt for package management and am accustomed to letting apt grab a list of package changes. You can subscribe to security updates through several RSS feeds such as Slackware Security Updates or subscribe to the maillist Slackware Linux Project Mailing Lists.

I generally let it install all the needed security updates. However, it seems slackware does not have a package management system. Ultimately, the easiest is to use There's a myth that's been going around ever since Red Hat debuted Red Hat Package Manager, that Slackware has no package management tool. Slackware has always included a package manager, even before Red Hat existed.

Contains enough software to get up and running and have a text editor and basic communications programs. In a .tgz, beside the system directories, there is a special subdirectory with the description of the package and the scripts to be executed at its installation.

AP - Various applications that do not require the X Window System. An out of the box Slackware installation provides some tools to manage packages: PKGTOOL is a menu driven program that provides a somehow simple interface to package installation, view and removal.

Slackware has slackpkg included in the base installation.

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