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8Geee


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PostPosted: Sun 25 Nov 2018, 05:06    Post subject: Patch errors  

Please note the changes in the above two most recent posts.

DO NOT UPDATE to OPENSSL 1.0.2q if using an ATOM processor.
Check your ECDSA curves as above in FireFox27.

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PostPosted: Thu 06 Dec 2018, 08:46    Post subject: gnutls and nettle update  

Both of these were updated by slackware yesterday Dec. 5, 2018.

For AtomicPup-XIX use the 'Slackware14.2 i586' version.

Highlight and paste the link in a new tab.
Click YES in Yellow box, and OK when loading and completed.
When finished with both, close browser and disconnect from internet.
Navigate ROX-filer to /usr/lib and open
The following symlinks must be made
Remove nettle4.7 and symlink from nettle6.5 (right-click --> Link) back to 4.7, typing 4.7 into the address box.
Remove libgnutls28.43.0 and symlink libgnutls30.23.0 as above.
Check libgnutls-openssl for version 27.0.2

At this point navigate to /usr/doc to remove the doc files.
Then /root/.packages (hidden file) to move the new file-lists into the builtin folder. You may remove the older versions if needed.

Close ROX-filer and all other items and perform a shutdown.
After 5 minutes restart, and reconnect to internet as needed.

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PostPosted: Sat 05 Jan 2019, 23:26    Post subject: mp3 and mp4 downloads  

If you are having trouble downloading at YouTube or other sites, nic007 has passed along this site as a fine alternative. One can select mp3 or mp4. The mp3 can have the compression altered (128K, 192K, 320K at least). I am not sure about video size yet but usually 360p or 720p is offered at YouTube.

This link will be included with the default bookmarks next update. You can simply add it now by saving your current bookmarks, then go to ~/my-applications/MyFiles to reload the default bookmark2 file, add the new link, and Save As HTML to the default location above. Then Import your original bookmarks.

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PostPosted: Thu 07 Feb 2019, 00:54    Post subject: Curl update --> 7.64  

Slackware has a security patch for curl.
The patch upgrades 7.62 --> 7.64

The usr/doc files may be deleted, and root/.packages file for the new update should be moved to builtin. The old packages file may be removed.

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PostPosted: Sat 09 Mar 2019, 23:53    Post subject: Current Torrent File fails  

Hey @8Geee the torrent file on archive.org fails when I load it into my rtorrent instance, the tracker returns that the torrent is not valid or authorized on that tracker. Can you double-check? Was successfully able to download it by hand but wanted to get the torrented archive.
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PostPosted: Mon 11 Mar 2019, 15:33    Post subject:  

Can't help with that one, I do not use torrents. Sorry.
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PostPosted: Thu 28 Mar 2019, 01:06    Post subject: gnutls update  

Slackware has released a security update for gnutls. This is to be done at slackware dot com -->security advisories --> 2019

Though not directly applicable to the default AtomicPup-XIX,
if you have updated your choice of browser, and it accepts TLS 1.3 (FireFox 50 or newer, for example), then this update directly affects AtomicPup-XIX.

I will opine that this should be done anyway, as the update protects any future decisions made concerning browser, and puppy's own internal security in selecting TLS1.3 certs. /MHO

There is one symlink needed in usr/lib
remove libgnutls.so.30.23.0 then
symlink the 30.23.2 version back to the 30.23.0

The root/.packages file should have this update list moved to the builtin folder.

A brief look at the problem.

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