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PostPosted: Wed 15 Feb 2017, 13:50    Post subject: Update "A" available  

The "A" version update is ready. Please see 1st Post on Page 1.

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PostPosted: Sat 11 Mar 2017, 00:36    Post subject: B version with eeePC included  

Theres been a problem with these two base distros-spins in that printing by foomatic/gutenprint was broken. It took quite a while to hunt this down and fix it, but it is now done.

On the first post Page 1 is the new link to these "B" distros. I will keep the main eeePC version with the main Slacko5.7 updated version together.

In brief, the main culprit here was BASH, the Slackware update to 4.2.53 broke the process. Gutenprint 5.2.9 was suspected, and reloaded to no avail. BASH has been reverted to the original supplied 4.1.0(2) version, and this solves the problem. All other upgrades are installed with no apparent problems. So its the same as the previous spins, but with BASH reverted to allow printing.

I put the eeePC here with the original to simplify maintenance. The MINI, and EONS will remain separate. EONS has been fixed to allow printing, the MINI has not.

Just a word of caution and Caveat Emptor, that the reverting of BASH means that one should always use a firewall when on-line, and that when printing, disconnect fully from the internet. There is a problem with sh+ell%sho*ck.

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PostPosted: Sat 15 Apr 2017, 17:07    Post subject:  

bumped due to board-spam.

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PostPosted: Thu 04 May 2017, 22:06    Post subject:  

There is an update to rxvt in the Slackware updates.
This can be ignored as Slacko5.7 is using Urxvt (unicode-rxvt).
All that is presently installed is a symlink from rxvt to urxvt, and thats all that is needed.

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PostPosted: Wed 31 May 2017, 02:42    Post subject: EONS
Subject description: server security error
 

Hi 8Geee,

There is a security issue with downloading the last (-B) version. earlier versions download well.

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PostPosted: Wed 31 May 2017, 22:37    Post subject:  

I did not have this problem. Link on Page 1 of this thread went to D/L no problems.

I would check into your browser security settings. AFAIK, the site uses at least TLS1.1 encryption.

OTOH, do you mean the sums don't match after D/L?

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