Puppy 5.1.2 Lançado!

Puppy 5.1.2 Lançado!

Há quem diga que distribuições minimalistas ficam para trás de qualquer distribuição clássica, mas se comparando ao Puppy (muito conhecida entre as minimalistas) esse “julgo” não é tão real não. A capacidade de rodar sob hardware velho é muito interessante, sem contar a facilidade de instalação e uso.

As notas de lançamento seguem abaixo:

Woof release notes

Woof is the substratum of all puppies built from Woof, so these notes are common to all. To see the complete history of Woof, go to my blog: http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewCat=Woof
Since the commencement of the Woof project in November 2008 there has been rapid development, too much to list on this summary page. However, here are highlights:

Since the release of Puppy 4.3.1 (2009-10-17) up to the release of Quirky 1.0 (2010-05-05), in no particular order:

  • Significant improvements in using the Aufs layered filesystem 1 2
  • Improved automatic detection & configuration of analog & 3G modems 1 2 3 4 5
  • Samba printing issues resolved 1
  • The Xorg Wizard has improved detection and configurability options 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  • Many improvements & bugfixes for bootup & shutdown scripts 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  • Simple Network Setup (SNS), very simple wired and wireless setup 1 2 3 4 5
  • Recovery after improper shutdown (such as power failure) 1 2
  • Single location for GPL licenses 1
  • Integrated handling of all the network setup tools 1 2 3
  • New small GUI utilities 1 2
  • PET package creation tools, package management, improved 1 2
  • Some system utility scripts are improved 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  • System services can now be enabled or disabled 1
  • Improved hardware detection and localisation in the initramfs 1 2 3 4
  • Woof hosted on Bones version management system 1 2
  • Major enhancements to the Woof build scripts, new GUI 1 2 3
  • New Woof logo 1

At the date of release of Quirky 1.1 (2010-05-15):

  • Puppy Package Manager can now list all packages in a repository 1
  • Simple Network Setup has improved surety of connection 1
  • CUPS printing with Samba now works properly 1
  • First-boot welcome page now starts quickly in low-resource PCs 1

At the release of Quirky 1.2 (2010-06-05):

  • Gtkdialog-splash is a great replacement for yaf-splash 1
  • Bug fixes 1 2 3 4
  • Database of files builtin to the SFS read-only filesystem 1
  • For the first time, now supports hardware clock set to localtime or UTC 1
  • Improvements to detection and dialing, analog and 3G modems 1
  • Widescreen support for Intel GMA3150 1
  • Tweaks to CPU frequency scaling, trying on-demand as default 1

At the date of release of Quirky 1.3 (2010-09-22):

  • Extended help at bootup 1
  • Rationalised Puppy filenames and streamlined find at bootup 123456
  • Enhanced yaf-splash 12
  • Analog/3G modem detection/usage improvements 12345
  • Utilities improved, bugs fixed 12345678910111213141516
  • Xorg-related improvements 1234567
  • Pup Advert Blocker builtin to Woof 1
  • Network transfer monthly logging 1
  • Improved ‘man’ utility 1
  • Woof supports Slackware .txz packages 1
  • Clean unmount of ‘savefile’ 1
  • DejaVu fonts upgraded 1
  • Samba CUPs printing, smbspool replacement 12

Para conferir todas as notas de lançamento acessem:

http://distro.ibiblio.org/quirky/wary-5.1.2/release-Wary-5.1.2.htm

Para baixar (120 mb aproximadamente):

http://distro.ibiblio.org/quirky/wary-5.1.2/wary-5.1.2.iso

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