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Linutop OS 2.4

  • Configuration tool:
    • add a button to enable/disable Network Manager
    • ease the remote access setting (with x11vnc)
  • Provide tsclient, to easily connect to other systems (RDP, VNC, ICA...)
  • Software updates:
    • Xfce 4.4.3
    • VLC 0.9.8
    • Linux kernel
    • Ubuntu updates
  • Miscellaneous:
    • use splashy instead of usplash

Linutop OS 2.2.2

New release:

  • Lconfeditor:
    • improved user interface (validate with double clic, autoselection of keyboard and timezone according to selected language)
    • updated french translation, added fi translation
  • Lbackup/lusbclean:
    • rework the interface
    • show devices names in the list of targets
  • Added softwares:
    • network manager (not started by default)
    • openssh server (not started by default)
    • tightvnc server
  • Appstarter:
    • provide an option to not start the full desktop
    • improve the 'custom' plugin a bit
  • Lrd (boot scripts): add the possibility to blacklist some services
  • Ubuntu updates and security fixes (including firefox translations)
  • Xfce4 session: faster startup and shutdown
  • Some behaviour updates:
    • ctrl+alt+del now starts the task manager
    • disable switching to ttys
    • disable ctrl+alt+backspace

Linutop OS 2.2.1

New bugfix release:

  • Firefox:
    • different handling of the settings; makes it start faster the first time
    • provide the full fullscreen and flashblock plugins
  • Configuration tool:
    • don't break the autostart if ok is not clicked the first time
    • remove the 'view' tab
  • lusm-web
    • it can now perform system upgrades (by keeping the second partition untouched and downloading only the system file - squashfs, kernel and initramfs)
    • more robust partitioning system
  • Admin tools: avoid the distro choice at startup
  • Remove warning message from the kernel at boot time
  • Provide ntfs-3g to reading/writing on NTFS partitions

Linutop OS 2.2

New release based on Hardy:

  • Xfce 4.4.2 with all patches from Ubuntu
  • Firefox 3.0
  • Open Office 2.4
  • Kernel 2.6.23
  • Boot time improvements, between 10 and 15 seconds gained.
  • Xorg driver updated to automatically detect the screen.
  • Improved lusm scripts, in particular they manage mounted keys.
  • Improved configuration tool, proposes to reboot when some changes need to be applied.

New software:

  • rdp and vnc clients.
  • auto handling of external hardware.