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  •  23 Jul 2008 13:27
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    •  02 Jun 2008 23:37
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      Release Notes: The software selection has been frozen. JWM is the default window manager. Fluxbox is provided as an alternative, and LXDE provides an option for a full desktop environment.

      •  23 May 2007 08:08
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        Release Notes: This release includes KDE 3.5.6, kernel 2.6.20.3, new artwork, and bootsplash. Updates were made to all software packages. There were also custom menu revisions and performance tweaks.

        •  20 Dec 2006 14:54
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          Release Notes: This version is now based on Slackware 11.0. The default GUI desktop was added, featuring Xfce 4.3.99.2 with highly customized graphics. The Linux kernel was updated to 2.6.18.5 with patches for fuse, bootsplash, and squashfs. SeaMonkey suite 1.06 is now the default Web browser, with Firefox 2.0 and Opera 9.10 as options. All base programs were updated to their latest versions at the time of release. The installer was improved so that unformatted hard drives may be used during installation. New additions to the administrative menu and bugfixes were made throughout the system.

          •  02 Feb 2006 08:51
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            Release Notes: The kernel was updated to 2.6.13. A new bootsplash and KDE 3.4.2 were included.

            •  21 Sep 2004 19:27
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              Release Notes: The kernel has been updated to version 2.6.7. A submount filesystem has been added for automounting of removable media. All the base programs and libraries have been upgraded to their latest stable versions. Mozilla-1.7 is configured to have Java, Flash, and video streaming working out of the box. Rox-Filer is now the default desktop file manager, using its pinboard feature to manage icons. A new GUI-configurable firewall (Gshield) has replaced the old firewall script. ALSA is now the default sound system. The automatic hardware detect feature has been improved, and printing service is now an installable option.

              •  09 Oct 2003 11:07
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                Release Notes: This version is based on Slackware 9.0 and the 2.4.22 kernel. Automatic hardware configuration was implemented and XFree 4.3.0 was included. XFree 3.3.6 is no longer supported. The minimum system supported is now a Pentium 100 with 32MB of RAM and 650MB of hard drive space for the full GUI install. All of the system software was updated and a choice between IceWM, XFCE, and Fluxbox is now available. Much work was made on the ease of configuration and use.

                •  19 Mar 2003 09:30
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                  Release Notes: This release updates to Vector Linux 3.2 base. There is a brand new auto installer that configures all hardware without user intervention. All applications have been updated to the latest versions including KDE-3.1, Ximian Evolution, GNUCash, OpenOffice, XMMS, Phoenix, and Opera.

                  •  06 Feb 2003 01:34
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                    Release Notes: This release updates the kernel to 2.4.20 and cleans up a few nasty bugs found in the last release. System-wide software has been upgraded to the latest version. The configuration tools have been modified for better hardware detection and ease of installation. An ADSL setup wizard was added along with a graphical modem dialer. There are also lots of new eye candy and subtle system changes that enhance usability and the general look and feel.

                    •  22 Oct 2002 23:20
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                      Release Notes: The distribution has been rebuilt to be totally Slackware 8.1-compatible and mostly LSB-compliant. Glibc was updated to 2.2.5 and the kernel to 2.4.19. reiserfs was added as an install option. All the preinstalled software has been updated to the latest version. A clone of Debian's apt program called Autopkg was added that makes installing packages and keeping the system up-to-date a breeze. New instant messaging and CD burning tools were added. Installation has been improved with the novice Linux user in mind.

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