Damn Small Linux 3.1

Posted on Friday, Dec 01 2006 @ 18:34 CET by

DSL v3.1 is now released. Final change log:
  • Converted 54 Lua and Lua/Fltk programs to Lua 5.1.1 Fltk 1.1 via MurgaLua interface.
  • Updated sqlite to 3.3.6
  • Made unionfs the default boot. Use "legacy" option to skip.
  • Improved mount tool for "after boot" pendrive support & sort order & missing devices.
  • Updated hard drive install for consistent fstab - cdrom & floppy
  • Updated hard drive install - lilo to partition instead of MBR to support GAG bootloader.
  • Updated frugal lilo - dropped hda requirement & lilo to partition to support GAG bootloader.
  • Improved frugal_grub.sh to support Poormans via Bootfloppy installs.
  • Improved frugal_lilo.sh to support Poormans via Bootfloppy installs.
  • Improved dsl-hdinstall & dsl-installboot to support Poormans via Bootfloppy installs.
  • Updated mkdosswapfile to support Poormans via Bootfloppy.
  • New boot option 'dosswapfile' to autoscan or specify dosswapfile.
  • New boot option 'fuse' to load upon boot the fuse system.
  • New License section to "Getting Started" document.
  • Changed mydslPanel, dpkg-restore & gnu-utils made consistent with other extensions to use /opt/.mydsl_dir.
  • Changed mkmydsl script -boot-load-size 4 for beter hardware compatibility.
  • Improved root's PATH, changes .fluxbox/menu .xtdesktop/Aterm.lnk, and /root/.bashrc
  • Improved Antiword fonts.
  • Added right-click to MyDSL Icon for easy UCItool access.
  • Changed color escape codes to echo commands.
  • Made mydsl boot option consistent with restore boot option.
  • Enhanced exitcheck to warn if no backup device when requested to save special settings.
  • Enhanced .torsmorc for ACPI battery indicator - BAT1
  • Updated .fluxbox/menu & .jwmrc for recent menu changes.
  • Added TMPDIR environment variable.
  • New theme - envane

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