Error with /extra/google-chrome/google-chrome.SlackBuild and Chrome 41.0.2272.76

When trying to update Google Chrome on my Slackware 14.1 box, I ran into the following error when I ran ./google-chrome.SlackBuild: no entry data.tar.lzma in archive lzma: (stdin): File format not recognized tar: This does not look like a tar archive tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors With a bit of poking around, … Read more

Installing LibreOffice 4.1 on Slackware by tweaking the 4.0.4 .SlackBuild

NOTE: The .SlackBuild for Libre Office has been updated for LibreOffice 4.1.3, so these directions are obsolete. Being an impatient person, I chose not to wait for the .SlackBuild for LibreOffice to be updated for version 4.1, so I hacked the file intended for version 4.0.4 to work. Blessings be, it turned out to be very … Read more