Slackware Linux 13 released
The Slackware developers have announced the release of version 13 of their Linux distribution. The release includes a number of major changes and improvements since the release of Slackware Linux 12.2 from early December of last year.
Slackware Linux 13 features version 188.8.131.52 of the Linux kernel and is the projects first release with an official 64-bit port. The 13.0 release includes version 4.6.1 of the fast and lightweight Xfce desktop, version 4.2.4 of the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and a completely reworked collection of X packages. Other notable updates include version 2.2.13 of the Apache (httpd) web server, Perl 5.10.0, Python 2.6.2 and version 184.108.40.206 of Mozilla's Thunderbird email client. Updated browsers include Firefox 3.5.2, SeaMonkey 1.1.17 and version 4.2.4 of Konqueror.