Another stable release of Slacko64 Puppy Linux is out!
Slacko64 Puppy is built from Slackware64-14.2 binary TXZ packages, hence has binary compatibility with Slackware and access to the Slackware and Salix repositories. It is a 64 bit operating system and requires a compatible Intel (IA64) or AMD (amd64) processor. More comprehensive release notes and documentation of known issues are available.
Latest bugfixes from upstream Slackware54 - 14.2
NEW - 64 bit and 32 bit EUFI boot capability! It is designed to boot on any x86 computer
NEW - FrugalPup installer to install Puppy to UEFI and BIOS computers, 32 or 64 bit either to hard drive, USB or SD/MMC devices See (FrugalPup page)
Ability to boot from ISO files from hard drive or USB device using Super Grub2 or you can prepare a grub2 entry manually.
New kernels following LTS branches of 4 series built with f2fs support and builtin mmc/sd drivers so you can boot from Secure Digital cards and emmc drives. There are extra kernels in the repository.
New and improved "change_kernels" script to easily change kernels
Experimental support for UEFI tools, efivarfs, efivar, mokutil, sbsigntool (use at own risk - RTFM)
Many Icon and Graphical User Interface improvements throughout the system.
Ffmpeg and supporting programs including Pmusic and Mplayer.
Joe's Window Manager 2.3.6 (JWM).
fully compatible and interchangeable A drive and Y drive support. These are system 'sfs' files that can override the main sfs.
Updated Firefox ESR browsers
Browser installers to install Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi and Brave (64 bit) and at least Vivaldi for 32 bit. Seamonkey is available in the Slackware repo (32 and 64).
Improvements to the graphical firewall program
Samba, used to share files with Windows, is shipped by default
evince pdf viewer
Many other updated programs.
ROX-Filer "proc" bug - (fix)
Long standing geany "execute" bug
Xdialog 3rd button feature
gtkdialog "vte" bug - (fix)
Many small bugfixes at OS and woof level.
Slacko64 7.0 is shipped with a few differnet kernels however alternatives are available from the repository and easily changed using the change_kernels script. Find more information at the Slacko download page including a brief guide to which version is right for you.