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Posted: Nov. 29 2006,03:33 QUOTE

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 to support Poormans via Bootfloppy installs.
*  Improved 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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roberts Offline

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Posted: Nov. 29 2006,03:36 QUOTE

Items that been updated in v3.1, which may be overridden by your backup:

1. .fluxbox/menu
2. .xtdesktop/Aterm.lnk
3. .xtdesktop/Cpanel.lnk
4. .xtdesktop/MyDSLgui.lnk
5. .jwmrc

Be sure to compare and copy from /etc/skel to enjoy all the new features.
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Posted: Nov. 29 2006,09:35 QUOTE

Its great to see this DSL stable version with large number of enhancements. Thanks for this very good work.

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Posted: Dec. 01 2006,03:13 QUOTE

What can I say. This is still the best small linux that exists. congratulations!:)

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Posted: Dec. 01 2006,03:18 QUOTE

Great job! :D

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