4MLinux Changelog

New in version 11.1 Beta

February 2nd, 2015
  • The main features in this release are maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 11.1, ClamAV 0.98.6, MBR and GPT partitioning software, data recovery and wiping), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r37343, FFmpeg Git-2014-12-26), mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH with SFTP, Telnet), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.16.3, Mesa 10.4.3, JWM 2.2.2, GTK+ 2.24.25, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.50. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of Dropbox 3.0.5, Firefox 35.0.1, Java RE 8u31, LibreOffice 4.4.0, VirtualBox 4.3.20, SeaMonkey 2.32, Skype 4.3.0.37, and Thunderbird 31.4.0 is also supported.

New in version 11.0 (January 24th, 2015)

  • The status of the 4MLinux 11.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Major changes in the core of the system, which now includes GNU C Library 2.20 and GNU Compiler Collection 4.9.2. The development of some of the 4MLinux editions has been dropped, but at the same time new 4MLinux spins have been announced.

New in version 10.1 / 11.0 Beta (December 11th, 2014)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (MBR and GPT partitioning software, data recovery and wiping, 4MLinux Backup Scripts 11.0, ClamAV 0.98.5), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r37293, FFmpeg Git-2014-10-06), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH with SFTP, Telnet), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.16.2, Mesa 10.3.5, JWM 2.2.2, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.50. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of Dropbox 2.10.52, Firefox 34.0, Java RE 8u25, LibreOffice 4.3.5, VirtualBox 4.3.20, SeaMonkey 2.31, Skype 4.3.0.37, and Thunderbird 31.2.0 is also supported.

New in version 10.1 Beta (October 21st, 2014)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (MBR and GPT partitioning software, data recovery and wiping, 4MLinux Backup Scripts 10.1, ClamAV 0.98.4), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r37262, FFmpeg Git-2014-08-31), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH with SFTP, Telnet), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.16.1, Mesa 10.3.1, JWM 2.2.2, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.50. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of LibreOffice 4.3.2, Java RE 8u25, VirtualBox 4.3.18, and Skype 4.3.0.37 is also supported.

New in version 10.0 Beta (August 31st, 2014)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (MBR and GPT partitioning software, 4MLinux Backup Scripts 10.0, ClamAV 0.98.4), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r37241, FFmpeg Git-2014-07-20), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.16.0, Mesa 10.2.6, JWM 2.2.2, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.50. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of LibreOffice 4.3.1, Java RE 7u67, VirtualBox 4.3.14, and Skype 4.3.0.37 is also supported.

New in version 9.1 Beta (July 14th, 2014)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (MBR and GPT partitioning software, 4MLinux Backup Scripts 9.1, ClamAV 0.98.4), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r37218, FFmpeg Git-2014-06-01), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.15.2, Mesa 10.2.3, JWM 2.2.2, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.50. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of LibreOffice 4.3.0, Java RE 7u60, VirtualBox 4.3.12, and Skype 4.3.0.37 is also supported.

New in version 9.0 Beta (May 25th, 2014)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (MBR and GPT partitioning software, 4MLinux Backup Scripts 9.0, ClamAV 0.98.3), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r37146, FFmpeg Git-2014-04-10), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.15.1, Mesa 10.1.3, JWM 2.2.2, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.49. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of LibreOffice 4.2.4, Java RE 7u55, and VirtualBox 4.3.12 is also supported.

New in version 8.2 Beta (April 6th, 2014)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (MBR and GPT partitioning software, 4MLinux Backup Scripts 8.2, ClamAV 0.98.1), multimedia (MPlayer svn-r36817, FFmpeg Git-2014-02-09), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.15.0, Mesa 10.1.0, JWM 2.2.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.49. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of LibreOffice 4.2.0, Java RE 7u51, and VirtualBox 4.3.10 is also supported.

New in version 8.1 (April 1st, 2014)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (MBR and GPT partitioning software, 4MLinux Backup Scripts 8.1, ClamAV 0.98.1), multimedia (MPlayer svn-r36573, FFmpeg Git-2014-01-11), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP), and mystery (a set of small games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.15.0, Mesa 10.0.2, JWM 2.2.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.49. Fully automatic installation of the "vanilla" versions of LibreOffice 4.2.0, Java RE 7u51, and VirtualBox 4.3.6 is also supported.

New in version 7.2 Beta (November 11th, 2013)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 7.2 and ClamAV 0.98), multimedia (MPlayer svn-r36461-4.8.1 and FFmpeg Git-2013-10-09), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP, and Telnet), and mystery (a collection of small Linux games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.14.3, Mesa 9.2.2, JWM 2.1.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.49. Basic support for Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, and Slackware packages is enabled out of the box. Ethernet, WiFi (including WPA/WPA2), and dial-up (including fast USB modems) networking are supported.

New in version 7.1 Beta (September 24th, 2013)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 7.1 and ClamAV 0.98), multimedia (MPlayer svn-36400-4.8.1 and FFmpeg Git-2013-08-04), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP, and Telnet), and mystery (a collection of small Linux games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.14.1, Mesa 9.2.0, JWM 2.1.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.49. Basic support for Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, and Slackware packages is enabled out of the box. Ethernet, WiFi (including WPA/WPA2), and dial-up (including fast USB modems) networking are supported. The size of the ISO image is about 50 MB.

New in version 7.0 Beta (July 22nd, 2013)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 7.0 and ClamAV 0.97.8), multimedia (MPlayer svn-36347-4.7.2 and FFmpeg Git-2013-06-16), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP, and Telnet), and mystery (a collection of small Linux games). The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.14.1, Mesa 9.1.3, JWM 2.1.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.49. Basic support for Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, and Slackware packages is enabled out of the box. Ethernet, WiFi (including WPA/WPA2), and dial-up (including fast USB modems) networking are supported. The size of the ISO image is about 50 MB.

New in version 6.1 (June 3rd, 2013)

  • This version has the same features as 4MLinux 6.1 BETA with the additional possibility of a fully automatic upgrade to 4MLinux Allinone Edition.
  • There are two versions available to download: 4MLinux-6.1.iso (with a GUI which requires 256MB of RAM) and 4MLinux-6.1-installer.iso (with a TUI which requires 128MB of RAM).
  • Both versions can be installed to a hard disk (and later updated to 4MLinux Allinone Edition, if desired).
  • Automatic downloading and installing of some additional components (Opera 12.15, LibreOffice 3.6.6, SMPlayer 0.8.5, and Partition Wizard 7.8) is also possible.

New in version 6.1 Beta (May 20th, 2013)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 6.1 and Clam AntiVirus 0.97.8), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-36169-4.7.2 and FFmpeg Git-2013-04-09), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP, and Telnet), and mystery (a collection of small Linux games).
  • The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.14.0, Mesa 9.0.3, JWM 2.1.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.49.
  • Both Ethernet (including WiFi) and dialup (including fast USB modems) networking are supported.
  • The size of the ISO image is about 45 MB.

New in version 6.0 (April 2nd, 2013)

  • This version has the same features as 4MLinux 6.0 BETA with the additional possibility of a fully automatic upgrade to 4MLinux Allinone Edition.
  • There are two versions available to download, 4MLinux-6.0.iso (with a GUI which requires 256MB of RAM) and 4MLinux-6.0-installer.iso (with a TUI which requires 128MB of RAM).
  • Both versions can be installed to a hard disk (and later updated to 4MLinux Allinone Edition, if desired).
  • Automatic downloading and installing of some additional components (Opera 12.14, LibreOffice 3.6.5, SMPlayer 0.8.4, and Partition Wizard 7.7) is also possible.

New in version 6.0 Beta (March 22nd, 2013)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 6.0 and Clam AntiVirus 0.97.7), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-35910-4.7.2 and FFmpeg Git-2013-02-10), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP, and Telnet), and mystery (a collection of small Linux games).
  • The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.14.0, Mesa 9.0.2, JWM 2.1.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.47.
  • Both Ethernet (including WiFi) and dialup (including fast USB modems) networking are supported.
  • The size of the ISO image is about 43 MB.

New in version 5.1 (February 4th, 2013)

  • This version has the same features as 4MLinux 5.1 BETA with the additional possibility of a fully automatic upgrade to 4MLinux Allinone Edition.
  • There are two versions available to download: 4MLinux-5.1.iso (with a GUI that requires 256MB of RAM) and 4MLinux-5.1-installer.iso (with a TUI that requires 128MB of RAM).
  • Both versions can be installed to a hard disk (and later updated to 4MLinux Allinone Edition, if desired).
  • Automatic downloading and installing of some additional components (e.g. Opera 12.13, LibreOffice 3.6.5, and Partition Wizard 7.6) is also possible.

New in version 5.1 Beta (January 17th, 2013)

  • The main features in this release are maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 5.1 and Clam AntiVirus 0.97.6), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r35564-4.7.0 and FFmpeg Git-2012.12.02), a mini server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP, and Telnet), and mystery (a collection of small Linux games).
  • The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.12.0, Mesa 9.0.1, JWM 2.1.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.47.
  • Both Ethernet (including WiFi) and dialup (including fast USB modems) networking are supported.
  • The size of the ISO image is about 42 MB.

New in version 5.0 (December 5th, 2012)

  • This version has the same features as 4MLinux 5.0 BETA with the additional possibility of a fully automatic upgrade to 4MLinux Allinone Edition.
  • There are two versions available to download: 4MLinux-5.0.iso (with a GUI that requires 256MB of RAM) and 4MLinux-5.0-installer.iso (with a TUI that requires 128MB of RAM).
  • Both versions can be installed to a hard disk (and later updated to 4MLinux Allinone Edition, if desired).
  • Automatic downloading and installing of some additional components (e.g. Opera 12.11, LibreOffice 3.6.3, and Partition Wizard 7.6) is also possible.

New in version 5.0 Beta (November 22nd, 2012)

  • maintenance (4MLinux Backup Scripts 5.0 and Clam AntiVirus 0.97.6), multimedia (MPlayer SVN-r35233-4.7.0 and FFmpeg Git-2012.10.26), a mini-server (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SFTP, and Telnet), and mystery (meaning a collection of small Linux games).
  • The X Window System is based on X.Org Server 1.12.0, Mesa 8.0.4, JWM 2.1.0, and the FOX toolkit 1.6.46.
  • Both Ethernet (including WiFi) and dialup (including fast USB modems) networking are supported.
  • The size of the 4MLinux 5.0 ISO image is about 41 MB.