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zk1234 06-10-2018 04:06 PM

The 4MLinux 26 series.
 
This thread is for tracking the development of the 4MLinux 26 series.

4MLinux 26.0 Core BETA released.

This is a core system (only about 10 MB in size) for the 4MLinux 26 series. The system includes: the Linux kernel 4.14.39, GNU C Library 2.27, and BusyBox 1.28.1. The 4MLinux 26 series uses GNU Compiler Collection 7.3.0 to compile programs designed for the i686 architecture.

Despite its extremely small size, 4MLinux Core supports all possible boot options: BIOS with 32-bit CPU, BIOS with 64-bit CPU, UEFI with 32-bit firmware, and UEFI with 64-bit firmware.

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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zk1234 06-22-2018 07:26 AM

4MLinux 26.0 BETA released.
 
4MLinux 26.0 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 major changes in the core of the system, which now uses the GNU C Library 2.27 and the GNU Compiler Collection 7.3.0.

Road map:
June 2018 -> BETA
September 2018 -> STABLE
December 2018 -> OLD STABLE
March 2019 -> EOL

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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zk1234 07-08-2018 04:06 PM

Antivirus Live CD 26.0-0.100.0 released.
 
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 26.0-0.100.0 is based on 4MLinux 26.0 BETA and ClamAV 0.100.0.

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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zk1234 08-19-2018 06:28 AM

BakAndImgCD 26.0 released.
 
BakAndImgCD is an official 4MLinux fork, which has been designed to perform the following two tasks: data backup and disk imaging. The 4MLinux Backup Scripts make use of FSArchiver, GNU ddrescue, Partclone, Partimage, rsync, and other utilities. The output files (archives and images) can be optionally compressed and sent to a remote sever (using Ethernet, WiFi, PPP or PPPoE). This release is based on the 4MLinux Backup Scripts 26.0.

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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zk1234 08-20-2018 03:53 AM

TheSSS 26.0 released.
 
This is a major release based on the 4MLinux Server 26.0, meaning that the components of the LAMP server are now: Linux 4.14.64, Apache 2.4.34, MariaDB 10.3.9, and PHP (both 5.6.37 and 7.2.9).

You can update your TheSSS by executing the "zk update" command (fully automatic process).

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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zk1234 09-01-2018 03:11 AM

4MLinux 26.0 STABLE released.
 
The status of the 4MLinux 26.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Edit your documents with LibreOffice 6.1.0.1 and GNOME Office (AbiWord 3.0.2, GIMP 2.10.6, Gnumeric 1.12.43), share your files using DropBox 55.4.171, surf the Internet with Firefox 61.0.2 and Chromium 68.0.3440.75, stay in touch with your friends via Thunderbird 52.9.1 and Skype for Web, enjoy your music collection with Audacious 3.10, watch your favorite videos with VLC 3.0.3 and mpv 0.28.2, play games powered by Mesa 17.3.7 and Wine 3.14. You can also setup the 4MLinux LAMP Server (Linux 4.14.64, Apache 2.4.34, MariaDB 10.3.9, PHP 5.6.37 and PHP 7.2.9). Perl 5.26.1, Python 2.7.14, and Python 3.6.4 are also available.

4MLinux 26.0 comes with some new features: Tcl/Tk (with a collection of small games) has been integrated into 4MLinux, Engrampa (archive manager) is finally able to open Debian packages, Git in 4MLinux has now both GUI and cgit web interface, Beaver (with syntax highlighting) has been added for easier editing of scripts and C/C++ code, TiMidity++ now uses the Tcl/Tk interface while AbiWord has migrated from GTK2 to GTK3, Expect has been added to the 4MLinux Server to facilitate task automation, Xorriso (with its GUI) is now available as a downloadable extension, Vala and Rust have been added to the set of 4MLinux development packages. And finally the biggest change: full support for modern image and video encoding. ImageMagick and GIMP are now able to handle WebP, HEIF and BPG images. You can use Hyper Video Converter for: VP8/VP9/AVC/HEVC encoding, creating video for web, extracting audio tracks, and many other tasks.

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...eleased_1.html

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linustalman 09-06-2018 04:51 AM

Would 4MLinux be considered a rolling release?

zk1234 09-06-2018 12:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by linustalman (Post 5900446)
Would 4MLinux be considered a rolling release?

In my opinion, 4MLinux can be named a "semi-rolling" distro.
No plans (yet) to transform it to a fully rolling system.

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linustalman 09-07-2018 06:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zk1234 (Post 5900576)
In my opinion, 4MLinux can be named a "semi-rolling" distro.
No plans (yet) to transform it to a fully rolling system.

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Yes, semi-rolling seems to fit the bill.

zk1234 09-16-2018 05:03 AM

TheSSS 26.1 released.
 
This is a minor (point) release based on the 4MLinux Server 26.1, meaning that the components of the LAMP server are now: Linux 4.14.68, Apache 2.4.34, MariaDB 10.3.9, and PHP (both 5.6.37 and 7.2.10).

You can update your TheSSS by executing the "zk update" command (fully automatic process).

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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zk1234 10-07-2018 03:01 PM

4MLinux 26.1 released.
 
This is a minor (point) release in the 4MLinux STABLE channel, which comes with the Linux kernel 4.14.68. The 4MLinux Server now includes Apache 2.4.34, MariaDB 10.3.9, and PHP 7.2.10 (see this post for more details).

You can update your 4MLinux by executing the "zk update" command in your terminal (fully automatic process).

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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linustalman 10-08-2018 03:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zk1234 (Post 5912147)
This is a minor (point) release in the 4MLinux STABLE channel, which comes with the Linux kernel 4.14.68. The 4MLinux Server now includes Apache 2.4.34, MariaDB 10.3.9, and PHP 7.2.10 (see this post for more details).

You can update your 4MLinux by executing the "zk update" command in your terminal (fully automatic process).

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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A seamless and quick update as always.

zk1234 10-08-2018 05:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by linustalman (Post 5912286)
A seamless and quick update as always.

Thanks for the feedback !

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linustalman 10-08-2018 06:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zk1234 (Post 5912312)
Thanks for the feedback !

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My pleasure Zbigniew. :hattip:

zk1234 10-14-2018 08:50 AM

TheSSS 26.2 released.
 
This is a minor (point) release based on the 4MLinux Server 26.2, meaning that the components of the LAMP server are now: Linux 4.14.74, Apache 2.4.35, MariaDB 10.3.10, and PHP (both 5.6.38 and 7.2.10).

You can update your TheSSS by executing the "zk update" command (fully automatic process).

More:
http://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com...-released.html

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