Although it is not a distribution that has great developments or a marked schedule, it is not even rolling relese, Slackware continues to advance and continues with its development. A few days ago we saw how it came to us the second beta of Slackware 14.2, the next version of Slackware that will update the distribution completely.
Among the new features that we can see in Slackware 14.2 is the inclusion of all the fixes that users have reported since the stable version and the first beta version. Something that is positive since it gives more stability if possible to the distribution. We have also seen how little by little Slackware 14.2 incorporates the latest versions of its package. So we can see how Firefox 44 is present, Pidgin 2.10, Gparted 0.25, SeaMonkey 2.39, Coreutils 8.25, etc ...
Slackware 14.2 will be with us shortly
If you want to try Slackware 14.2, in this link You will find the disk images of the 32-bit version and the 64-bit version. The release of the stable version is still unknown, but everything indicates that it will be sooner than ever, since the version presents great stability and a lot of updated software.
Slackware is not characterized by having a very up-to-date distribution, what's more, its development seemed to have stopped a long time ago But it was just an illusion since it has been going on for a long time. And that's great news since along with Gentoo, Debian and RedHat, Slackware was one of the first distributions to exist and one of the most free that existed, although it was not for everyone.
For, using Slackware required great knowledge, but it seems that today, little by little, that problem has been corrected and any user can install and use it, although of course not like Ubuntu or Linux Mint. Despite everything Slackware 14.2 is close and surely more than one will be surprised when it comes out Do not you think?