Building OpenSSL 1.0.1g for Slackware (14.0 or 14.1)

NOTE: This blog entry was outdated the day it was published as the folks at released the official package of OpenSSL 1.0.1g! Kudos to Pat and the Slackware Team! Being too impatient to wait for the official Slackware packages of OpenSSL 1.0.1g, I decided to build my own. Here’s what I learned: The files … Read more

Mozilla Firefox 6.0.1 on Slackware 13.37

I was getting tired of WordPress telling me that my version of Mozilla Firefox was out of date, so I decide to see if I could build the latest version for my Slackware64 13.37 workstation. This is the journal of that journey. If you’re looking for directions without all the commentary and interesting stuff, try … Read more