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This thread is for tracking the development of the 4MLinux 18.0 series.
4MLinux 18.0 Core BETA released.
This is a core system (only a few MB in size) for the 4MLinux 18.0 series. The system includes: the Linux kernel 4.4.8, GNU C Library 2.23, and BusyBox 1.24.2. The 4MLinux 18.0 series uses GNU Compiler Collection 5.3.0 to compile programs designed for the i686 architecture.
4MLinux 18.0 BETA is ready for testing. Basically, at this stage of development, 4MLinux BETA has the same features as 4MLinux STABLE, but it provides a huge number of updated packages, including a major change in the core of the system, which now uses the GNU C Library 2.23. Additionally, the problem with logging into WiFi networks (using the CCMP encryption) has been fixed (at least I hope so :-).
The final (stable) version should be released on the 1st of July 2016.
Antivirus Live CD 18.0-0.99.2 available for download.
Antivirus Live CD is an official 4MLinux fork including the ClamAV scanner. It's designed for users who need a lightweight live CD, which will help them to protect their computers against viruses. The latest version 18.0-0.99.2 is based on 4MLinux 18.0 and ClamAV 0.99.2.
4MRecover is a small live CD designed for data recovery. It's a part of 4MRescueKit, which in turn is one of the three main 4MLinux releases available for download. This version includes TestDisk 7.0 and it uses 4MLinux 18.0 as the base system.
BakAndImgCD is an official 4MLinux fork, which has been designed to perform the following two tasks: data backup (the supported filesystems are: btrfs, ext2, ext3, ext4, f2fs, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, nilfs2, ntfs, reiser4, reiserfs, and xfs) and disk imaging (using Partimage, Partclone, and GNU ddrescue). This release is based on the 4MLinux Backup Scripts 18.0.
4MParted is a very small live CD designed for disk partitioning. It's a part of 4MRescueKit, which in turn is one of the three main 4MLinux releases available for download. This version includes GParted 0.25.0 and it uses 4MLinux 18.0 as the base system.
4MRescueKit provides its users with software for antivirus protection, data backup, disk partitioning, and data recovery. It is distributed in the form of a multiboot CD, which includes four (extremely small) operating systems. This release has Antivirus Live CD 18.0-0.99.2, BakAndImgCD 18.0, 4MParted 18.0, and 4MRecover 18.0.
TheSSS (The Smallest Server Suite) is a lightweight server suite distributed as a live CD. This release is based on the 4MLinux Server 18.0, meaning that the components of the LAMP server are now: Linux 4.4.8, Apache 2.4.20, MariaDB 10.1.14, and PHP 5.6.22.
The status of the 4MLinux 18.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Create your documents with LibreOffice 220.127.116.11 and share them using DropBox 5.4.24, surf the Internet with Firefox 47.0 and Chromium 51.0.2704.79, stay in touch with your friends via Skype 18.104.22.168 and Thunderbird 45.1.1, enjoy your music collection with Audacious 3.7.2 and aTunes 3.1.2, watch your favorite videos with MPlayer SVN-r37852 and VLC 2.2.4, play games with Xorg 1.18.3/Mesa 11.2.1 support enabled. You can also setup the 4MLinux LAMP Server (Linux 4.4.8, Apache 2.4.20, MariaDB 10.1.14, and PHP 5.6.22). Perl 5.22.1 and Python 2.7.11 are also available.
4MLinux 18.0 is the first release offering GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP 2.8.16) as a downloadable extension. Additionally, support for the DjVu image format (via DjVuLibre and qpdfview) is now available out of the box.