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Slackpack SLAX modules. January 21, 2010

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Lately I was checking the statistics of Slackpack’s site, and I can see that alot of users clicked on Slackpack 1.1.8 module (.lzm) for SLAX,

I’ve stopped using SLAX for a while now, so I cant maintain any .lzm modules for Slackpack, if anyone would like to contribute and make an .lzm module for Slackpack newest version 1.1.9
-and for the upcoming versions if you want-

feel free to do it and let me know to publish it on the Downloads page.

You can use the tgz2lzm to convert .tgz Slackpack slackware packages to SLAX .lzm modules.

Slackpack now on freshmeat! January 11, 2010

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Slackpack project now on freshmeat!

http://freshmeat.net/projects/slackpack-package-manager

added Finnish translation December 15, 2009

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Finnish translation added to -current thanks to Lassi Kojo :)

Slackpack version 1.1.9 just released! November 19, 2009

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Slackpack version 1.1.9 just released including a get packages feature! :)

Updates:

  • added get packages feature (Download slackware linux packages from packages repositories)
  • added translations support + greek translation
  • Various bug fixes + code tweaks

Slackpack 1.1.9 package (.tgz)
Slackpack 1.1.9 source (.tar.gz)

Get Packages feature development started… November 1, 2009

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Since the early versions of Slackpack a “Get Packages” feature (a feature that would search and download slackware linux packages over the net) was listed on the TODO file, as you can see on the -current dir of the Slackpack source repository the development of this feature has started.

I hope it will be fully functional in the next major release.
Stay tuned! :)

Slackpack 1.1.8 for Slax :) October 27, 2009

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So I wanted to give life to my usb pen-drive and so Ive started looking for Slackware-based mini distros that would fit in my 2gigs pen-drive. :)

Ive came across Slax, my new pocket operating system! :)
Slax is Slackware based fully compatible with the Slackware package management tools and its using a modules system which -as described by the Slax site- is:

The modular approach gives you the ability to include any other software in Slax easily. If you’re missing your favourite text editor, networking tool or game, simply download a module with the software and copy it to Slax, no need to install, no need to configure.

For my surprise after browsing the Slax modules repo I saw a Slackpack 1.1.4(old..) Slax module!

After researching abit on Slax modules i came across tgz2lzm script(which is actually making a very good job!)and ive converted the latest Slackpack 1.1.8 package to a Slax .lzm module :).. And here it is!:

Slackpack 1.1.8 Slax Module (.lzm)

Slackpack version 1.1.8 released! October 26, 2009

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-Version 1.1.8

Updates:

  • added preferences dialog (options for create package and convert package features
    - now you can use src2pkg to convert packages as well :)
  • you can now run slackpack as a normal user but root-only features are disabled.
  • console output at list packages tab fixes
  • code cleaned, removed old unused part of the code plus some unused includes
  • added install section on generated Makefile (qmake)

Slackpack 1.1.8 package (.tgz)
Slackpack 1.1.8 source package (.tar.gz)

Slackpack 1.1.7 released! October 11, 2009

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-Version 1.1.7
Tuesday Octomber 11, 2009,

Updates:

  • added package information feature on list pkgs tab
  • added save/copy actions
  • segmentation fault on remove/upgrade package bug fixed

Slackpack 1.1.7 package (.tgz)
Slackpack 1.1.7 source (.tar.gz)

1.1.6 release updated October 8, 2009

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fixed an issue with “Create Package” feature and included an updated README file (thanks to w1k0 from LinuxQuestions.org)

1.1.6-2.tgz
1.1.6-source-2.tar.gz

Slackpack 1.1.6 released! October 6, 2009

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-Version 1.1.6
Tuesday Octomber 6, 2009,
Updates:

  • progress dialogs added to all features
  • packages are listed automatically on tab change
  • added icons to list packages tab tree view
  • code rearranged
  • various code tweaks

Slackpack 1.1.6 package (.tgz)
Slackpack 1.1.6 source (.tar.gz)

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