Freerock GNOME / GNOME.SlackBuild

A complete and non-intrusive GNOME Distribution
for the Slackware Linux Operating System

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Freerock GNOME -
a GNOME distribution for Slackware Linux

Freerock GNOME is a complete GNOME Desktop distribution designed and packaged specifically for Slackware Linux. Freerock GNOME installs cleanly and non-intrusively by utilizing the standard Slackware software package format (".tgz"). Freerock GNOME integrates seamlessly and easily into Slackware Linux version 10.1.

For more information about Freerock GNOME, and the subset of tools that create Freerock GNOME (GSB: GNOME.SlackBuild), see the about section.

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FRG ports available

Posted 2005/09/24 @ 20:55 CST by chipster

There are now FRG ports available for both PPC and x86_64 platforms. See the Ports section for more info.

FRG Movie - see FRG in action...

Posted 2005/09/22 @ 10:20 CST by chipster

We've created a Flash®-based movie of FRG in action. See the screenshots section for more info.

Freerock GNOME 2.12.0 "We are not just x86 anymore"

Posted 2005/09/18 @ 22:00 EST by freerock

GNOME 2.12.0 packages are available for Slackware 10.2, Slamd64 10.2 and Slackintosh.

Jason Woodward has ported GSB to slamd64 and has packages available for slamd64-10.2. Instructions for downloading those packages are available on the ports page. These packages are considered stable.

GSB has also been ported to powerpc (slackintosh) by Thorsten Johannvorderbrueggen. Gnome-2.12.0 packages are available for slackintosh. Info on downloading is available on the ports page.

2.12.0 packages are available for x86 slackware-10.2 for testing in frg-current. Packages are stable but need some more testing with respect to hal issues that have come up.

A big thanks goes out to Jason Woodward and Thorsten Johannvorderbrueggen for their work getting GSB to work with x86_64 and powerpc respectively.

Thanks to Michael from LCD TV for the cool new flatscreen.

As always send bug reports to the mailing lists for any of the above packages.

Thanks to everyone who has helped with the GNOME 2.12 packages.


Freerock GNOME 0.2.2 released, featuring GNOME 2.10.2

Posted 2005/06/18 @ 16:00 EST by freerock

The lastest stable release of Freerock GNOME is now available on sourceforge and the mirrors. We would like to thank everyone for helping making this another great stable release. Please see the downloads page for info.

There is another release of GSB available. Version 0.1.92 builds GNOME 2.10.2