Slackware 13.0 released!

Slackware 13.0 is out!
Finally Pat released this new waited version of Slackware Linux!
What are most important changes?
– Linux kernel
– X.Org X Server 1.6.3
– KDE 4.2.4
– Xfce 4.6.1
– A new .txz compressing format for Slackware packages
– An official 64bit port! (x86_64)
– and lot more..

Check the announce to know everything about what was changed/improved in this new version.
If you want to support the project, you can buy an official DVD/CD rom set at, pre-orders are active.
Or you can find torrents here, direct links to DVD torrents:


How to upgrade:
follow the istructions of the holy UPGRADE.TXT :)
For italians:
per aggiornare da Slackware 12.2 a 13.0 c’e’ una guida sul wiki di e un topic sul forum.
Enjoy the slack :>

Google announce Chrome OS

Google is working on his own operating system, an “extension of Google Chrome” called Google Chrome OS.
Target for this new Google work are netbooks and we’ll could see it at work in late 2010. As said by Google’s announce, Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS and the Linux kernel will be the base of that new system.
Read the official annunce.

Upgrade Squirrelmail (fast way)


mv $SM $OLD_SM
mkdir $SM
cp -r /usr/local/www/squirrelmail/* $SM

Copy configuration files and preferences dir (if u have config.php_local.php copy that too):
cp $OLD_SM/config/config.php $SM/config/
cp $OLD_SM/config/config.php_local.php $SM/config/
cp $OLD_SM/data/* $SM/data/

Test if new version work… et volia’.

If i forgot something tell me, i’ve used this method many times, it works :).