Updating slackware 10


Last time with a similar update, something broke the package libsigsegv didn’t upgrade, but was uninstalled, and scripts that requires it like cat | grep and similar were unable to work…

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In a distribution CDROM or download site, all the files are contained in directories with the relative set name: A - The base system. Each pack's file and directory structure, in fact, reflexes exactly the positions on the system of the files to be installed.

However if you are running an older distribution or for some reason it is not included you can download it from the Slackpkg website. Note: You must use the root user to complete these steps.

As it comes installed no package mirror is selected.

5570.56 Bogo MIPS Memory: 514620k/523712k available (1975k kernel code, 8704k reserved, 661k data, 128k init, 0k highmem) [...] CPU: Trace cache: 12K uops, L1 D cache: 8K CPU: L2 cache: 512K CPU: After generic, caps: bfebfbff 00000000 00000000 00000000 CPU: Common caps: bfebfbff 00000000 00000000 00000000 CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz stepping 09 [...] ide0: BM-DMA at 0x2040-0x2047, BIOS settings: hda: DMA, hdb:pio ide1: BM-DMA at 0x2048-0x204f, BIOS settings: hdc: DMA, hdd:pio hda: TOSHIBA MK6021GAS, ATA DISK drive blk: queue c03e27c0, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff) hdc: HL-DT-STCD-RW/DVD DRIVE GCC-4241N, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14 ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15 hda: attached ide-disk driver. F - FAQs, HOWTOs, and other miscellaneous documentation. An X environment which shares a lot of look-and-feel features with the Mac OS and Windows. XV - XView libraries, the Open Look Virtual and Non-Virtual window managers, and various other XView applications.

hda: host protected area = Slackware package management, even if based on a common logic (software packages can be individually installed, listed, upgraded and removed) uses a method that reveals somehow the "older" nature of this distribution. GTK - The GNOME desktop environment, GTK widget library, and the GIMP. The Qt widget library is also in this series, as KDE requires it to function. Daemons, mail programs, telnet, news readers, and so on. TCL - The Tool Command Language, Tk, Tcl X, and Tk Desk. Y - Games (the BSD games collection, Sasteroids, Koules, and Lizards).

Comment from Gérard Monpontet Posted: October 30, 2015 at kmail is broken, need old cyrus-sasl package (libslas22).

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