Porteus 5.01

Porteus 5.01, a bug-fix and security-patch update of 5.0 is now released. Main changes include: Linux kernel 6.5.5; Core is based on Slackware 15.0 plus updates from Slackware-15.0-patches (as of 2023-09-21); eight desktop options to choose from (seven for i586); Perl has been moved to 05-devel; Slackware package managers included - slapt-get and slackpkg (in core) and slpkg (in 05-devel); a simple wrapper for slapt-get - slapt-mod, to produce a module of the package (a revision of getmod by babam); SysVInit static binary updated to 3.07 (and corresponding Slackware package to match); a simple script - convertz, to convert a folder of xz compressed modules to zstd compressed modules; updated the onboard FAQ documents regarding package management; BusyBox in initrd updated to 1.36.1.... Official announcement Download Porteus
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Number Codename Date
5.0 2022-07-04 00:00:00
5.5 2023-03-28 00:00:00
5.01 2023-09-27 00:00:00

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