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28 August 2009, 11:45

Slackware Linux 13 released

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slackware 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 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 of Mozilla's Thunderbird email client. Updated browsers include Firefox 3.5.2, SeaMonkey 1.1.17 and version 4.2.4 of Konqueror.

More details about the release can be found in the release notes and in the changes and hints and packages text files. Slackware Linux 13 is available to download for x86 32 and 64-bit systems.


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