Slackel Live kde-4.10.4 has been released
Slackel Live kde-4.10.4 has been released.
A collection of two KDE live iso images are immediately available that can be burned to a DVD or used with a USB drive. The Slackel live DVD images includes the LiveKernel 3.9.5 (32 and 64 bit)
Slackel Live kde-4.10.4 includes the current tree of Slackware and KDE 4.10.4 accompanied by a very rich collection of KDE centric software. Linux kernel 3.9.5, Firefox 21.0, KMail, Ktorrent, Akregator, Kopete, OpenJRE-7u9 (OpenJDK-7u40 and OpneJRE-7u40 are on repos but they did not managed to be included in this live version ), rhino, icedtea-web, Pidgin and Gftp, gparted, Wicd, slapt-get and its graphical frontend Gslapt, sourcery.
In the multimedia section VLC 2.0.6, Clementine 1.1.1, K3b 2.0.2 included. The Salix codecs installer application can be used, to quickly and easily install patent encumbered codecs to your system.
A wide variety of office applications are included. Calligra Words, Calligra Stage, Calligra Tables are the main office applications present while there are many more like KOrganizer, KAddressBook and the Okular document viewer. Skanlite is a light-weight scanning application based on libksane.
In the graphics section Krita, Karbon, Gwenview, KColorChooser, KSnapshot.
The Slackel Live Installer is included, so you can install Slackel in any of the three modes, Full, Basic or Core, the Live Persistence manager, so it is easy to save any changes you make during a live session and LiveClone, a graphical tool that makes it extremely easy for anyone to create new customized live images.
It is very easy to put Slackel Live in a usb thumbdrive. Scripts to do exactly that in any *nix or Windows system are available inside the Livedvd iso files.
Same can be done with Liveclone from Live dvd environment.
Live iso images are Isohybrid.
Slackel Live can also be booted through a network connection using PXE. You will find links for initrd files for PXE booting next to the iso images download links.
You can download all Slackel kde-4.10.4 iso images from the following links, using the Sourceforge servers.
Slackel kde-4.10.4 Live image (32-bit)
(size: 1009MB, md5: 6cfd024c381e15054def13a765c45277)
initrd for 32-bit PXE booting
(size: 6.0 MB, md5: 72b51047705b395ae704a2a1e0b1a8df )
Slackel kde-4.10.4 Live image (64-bit)
(size: 1022MB, md5: 2734390407ef33cc76c7b438db7680dd)
initrd for 64-bit PXE booting
(size: 6.4 MB, md5: 1322399a05091d2dbc079ab47a922fb4)
These live images includes only support for the english and greek language in KDE. Support for additional languages can be added by the user by installing the respective language packages for KDE and Calligra.
(The root password for the live CD is “live”. Standard user login is “one” with no password)
Iso images has been updated with the new installer. Please check mdsum and download iso's again.
Slackel-live-installer bug freezing on full mode installation has been fixed.
For those don't want to download updated isos do the following
Before installation update the installer through gslapt
use slapt-get from a terminal (konsole), type
live ( root's password)
slapt-get -i slackel-live-installer
Also install harfbuzz package so firefox can run.
slapt-get -i --reinstall harfbuzz
Next proceed to installation clicking on the installer icon on the Desktop.
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