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  •  30 Jan 2006 23:35

Release Notes: This release adds KDE 3.5 and Xorg 7 and is based on the most recent Slackware. ACPI is now compiled directly into the kernel. Many bugs were fixed.

  •  17 Jun 2005 03:09

Release Notes: This release adds a nice fluxbox plastik theme and a network configurator to set the IP address with a GUI in KDE. International support was enhanced with a better default font configuration in KDE. Some missing locales were added. Many bugs regarding USB devices, the X Window System, the SLAX Installer, and more were fixed.

  •  05 Apr 2005 07:01

Release Notes: This release includes Linux 2.6 with Unionfs, KDE 3.4 with KOffice, and X.Org 6.8.2. Most importantly, the webconfig feature was added, removing the need to save changes to a medium such as a floppy disk.

  •  04 Jan 2005 10:45

Release Notes: This release contains a new SquashFS filesystem providing better compression and fastest decompression, and a UnionFS filesystem to overmount read-only data in pseudo read-write mode. This release is a console-based version only, and is a technology preview of some upcoming significant changes. Regular users are advised to use the full version.

  •  23 Jul 2004 00:21

Release Notes: This release adds kernel 2.4.27-pre3 with SATA support, aslax-install script, and a "GUI" boot option to skip textmode login and autostart X with KDE. There is also a DEVELOPMENT module, allowing sourcecode to be compiled. XFree was replaced by X.org.

  •  26 May 2004 00:13

Release Notes: This release fixed xconf, so the mouse should finaly work. DBdiff (configsave) was modified to skip mounted partitions (or Samba shares), and tohd, fromhd, and server boot options were added. gpart, a tool for guessing PC-type hard disk partitions was included. Network services are no longer started automatically at bootup due to security issues, and a simple firewall is activated to disallow all incoming connections. Modules were added for Czech, Polish, Brazillian, Italian, French, and German.

  •  19 Apr 2004 00:18

Release Notes: This release added smb4k (a Samba share browser for KDE), better font and sound handling in KDE, kernel 2.4.26, Netscape plugins 7.1, and parted. X can now handle three mice in parallel. The eject boot parameter was fixed along with the create_bootdisk.sh script (lilo no longer stores MBR backups). memtest and ide-scsi module loading were also fixed.

  •  31 Mar 2004 23:54

Release Notes: This release added Xfree 4.4.0, KDE 3.2.1, floppy tools, K3B 0.11.9, and an 845patch boot option for Intel's i845G chipset. The lang= functionality was removed and a load=... boot option that loads all specified modules from the /optional/ directory (eg. load=wine,xmms,lang_fr) was implemented. smbmount was fixed, as were FTP upload directory permissions.

  •  28 Feb 2004 19:40

Release Notes: In this release, kernel 2.4.25 with alsa 1.0.2c was added, along with KDE 3.2 stable, a script to copy and install SLAX to flashdisk or hard disk, a ./tools/moduse script to use module in Live filesystem on the fly, a tools/modinsert script to insert downloaded modules to LiveCD ISO, a fileswap script to create a temporary file on the disk and use it as swap, and CUPS printing.

  •  08 Jan 2004 20:40

Release Notes: SLAX is now based on version 3.0.25 of the linux live scripts. This version features KDE 3.2beta2 and KOffice 1.3rc2, and uses overlay filesystem (ovlfs) to make the CD and the whole root filesystem pseudo-writable. More enhancements: Floppy automounting was added. KDE language support was added for Czech (cs), German (de), Brazilian (pt_BR), and French (fr). HorizSync was modified in the X config file in an attempt to get a better display. Mouse detection was enhanced. The monkeyd httpd server was added with its home in /root/public/www. The "nopcmcia" kernel parameter was added.

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