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Install KDE 4.6.x on Slackware and exclude from slapt-get upgrade

I am actually using Slackware 13.37 RC 4.6692, that will very likely become the final release of Slackware 13.37. Because I am lazy, I make use of the very comfortable slapt-get tool that enables an apt-get like package manager on Slackware Gnu/Linux. If you want to install KDE 4.6.x (version 4.6.2 at this moment), follow the great tutorial and packages built by mr Eric Hameleers, also known as...

Configure Slackware 13.1 for Macbook Pro 6,2

In this post I would like to share with you some configurations and tweaks for using our beloved Slackware Linux 13.1 (also current) with the last generation of Macbook Pro, having Intel Core i5 and Corei7 CPUs. It should also work for past Intel based generations of Macbook Pro. Maybe also on some non Pro models. Listed on TuxMobil It won’t be a classical “How to install Slackware 13.1 on a...

Network Manager on Slackware 13.0, the dirty and easy way

I love to be back to Slackware, my very first distribution. However, there are a couple of things that I’m missing from the other more comfortable distributions. From among them, I totally miss Network Manager. I saw many people asking in forums on how to install Network Manager in Slackware 13.0. There is Wicd, already present in Slackware “repositories”. Every Slackware maniac will tell you...

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dgraziotin

Dr. Daniel Graziotin is a senior researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research interests include human, behavioral, and psychological aspects of empirical software engineering, studies of science, and open science. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software and academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal. Daniel was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers in 2017, the European Design Award (bronze) in 2016, and the Data Journalism Award in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in computer science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.