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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
More fun with Slackware's version numbers as Patrick Volkerding announces the latest release candidate for the upcoming Slackware Linux 13.37: "There have been quite a few changes so we will have one more release candidate: Slackware 13.37 RC 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716. Very close now! But we'll likely hold out for 22.214.171.124." The above-mentioned changes include upgrade to Linux kernel 126.96.36.199 and associated rebuilds, upgrade to xfsprogs 3.1.4, a security fix in Qt 4.7.0, upgrade to rsync 3.0.8, addition of Memtest86+ and virtio kernel modules to usbboot.img, and a number of bug fix rebuilds (including GIMP 2.6.11, Firefox 4.0 and Thunderbird 3.1.9) and security patches.