|Linux Release Details:
|Damn Small Linux 4.0 is available
|After several months and 5 release candidates of upgrades and retooling DSL to additionally provide drag-n-drop document-centric computing, I present v4.0. Change log: upgraded kernel from 2.4.26 to 2.4.31; created new support modules: cloop, unionfs, ndiswrapper, fuse, and madwifi in support of kernel change; changed icon/file manager to DFM for drag and drop capability; updated murgaLua to v0.5.5, Nano to v2.0.6; Xpdf to v3.0.2; updated 'Getting Started' to reflect the many changes implemented in 4.0; new dfmext.lua GUI tool for DFM associations; new switcher.lua GUI to switch window managers - JWM, Fluxbox, or SWM; new automatic update of etc.ld.cache for better support of UCI extensions....
|1. Updated nano-tiny to v2.0.6.
2. Updated Xpdf to v3.0.2
3. New dfmext.lua GUI tool for dfm associations.
4. New xtar.lua. A new GUI to view, extract or process as a MyDSL extension
5. various tar files.
6. New netcardconf.lua. A new GUI to configure netcards, relaces dialog version.
7. New printing.lua, called from the printer icon, provides "intelligent icon" to handle all printing needs, from setup, start, stop, or print, double-click or drag-n-drop.
8. New add2filetool.lua, add2Xfiletool.lua, add2bootlocal.lua provides smooth interface for these tasks, double-click or drag-n-drop
9. New switcher.lua GUI to switch WM, jwm, fluxbox, or swm
10.Added sudo to myprism2, myndis, myiwconfig so they can be run from home by double clicking associated icons.
11.New automatic update of etc.ld.cache for better support of uci extensions.
12.Updated frugal_grub install to prompt for MyDSL, boot options, and language options.
13.Added 'checkfs' option to grub menu for frugal grub installations.
14.Fixed non-critical bug in dsl-config concerning hard drive installations.
15.Added dsl 3 runlevel for multiple user dsl consoles.
16.Fixed bug in iwconfig-setup
17.Updated fluxbox menus to use system default font (helvetica).
18.Added vim link.
19.Patched knoppix-autoconfig to correct language issues.
20.Updated minirt24.gz waitusb function.
21.Fixed cloop error on traditional hard drive installations.
22.New pendrive usbhdd installation script now uses grub with DSL on 2nd small partition and prompt for boot options.
23.Removed pendrive usbzip install script, syslinux and mtools.
24.Added taskbar buttons & click to focus in .jwmrc
25.Added emelfm - dropped mc
26.Created new Standard Boot floppy & PCMCIA modules floppy.
27.Updated getman/man url
28.Updated .torsmo_ip to fetch ethernet device from /proc
30.Updated DSLpanel Backgrounds calls dfm background option
32.Factored out .jwmrc-tray for better user control of tray icon choices.
33.Restored busybox link to provide rpm2cpio.
34.Added gettime.lua to jwm and fluxbox menus.
35.Addded dfmext GUI, add2bootlocal, add2filetool, and add2Xfiletool to jwm and fluxbox menus.
36.Added libm.so link.
It has only 50 MB, so you can boot it form an USB pen drive, business card CD and it can run very well even on a 486DX with 16MB of RAM.
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