DoudouLinux Changelog

New in version 2.1

December 6th, 2013
  • Support for ad-hoc WiFi networks, aka hotspots
  • Latest printer drivers from openprinting.org now included
  • New application to monitor computer use
  • New application to explain how to support our project ;)
  • Many translation updates and a new official language, Punjabi
  • Nicer application launcher notification
  • Pysycache and input method fixed in the Chinese version
  • Administration rights of activities fixed
  • and more…

New in version 2013-02 (February 22nd, 2013)

  • Totally new installer that can perform a standard Linux installation, with localization settings (language, timezone, keyboard) and dual boot for example.
  • Many video and printer drivers added.
  • LiveCD files, the ISO files, can now be booted directly from an USB key, which means Hyperborea will not propose Live USB files anymore.
  • LiveCD localization settings are now in boot parameters for an easier access. In a near future, users will be able to easily and quickly change localization settings in the ISO file without requiring re-downloading or rebuilding the entire CD.

New in version 1.2 (July 3rd, 2012)

  • official support for Finnish, Galician, and Norwegian (Nynorsk) —which increases the number of official languages to 28
  • the size of the application launcher icons in the advanced activities of Gondwanda is now computed based on screen resolution (see [LxLauncher: automatic icon size for a nicer interface-curiosity>http://blog.doudoulinux.org/post/20...] on our blog)
  • internal disk partitions of the computer are now mounted read-only at boot —to protect them from the childrens curiosity and… mistakes!
  • translations and PDF documentations have been updated

New in version 2012-03 (March 28th, 2012)

  • Many new applications and games, see the updated page New applications
  • Deep code refactoring under the skin due to the ARM™ port
  • Improved look & feel compared to the previous development version
  • Size of icons in advanced activities is now computed at boot to occupy around half the screen area
  • Added playlists for online music and videos using contents from archive.org

New in version 2011-11 (December 12th, 2011)

  • new application PixFrogger
  • animated splash during system boot
  • autologin can be activated by selecting only one activity in the activities menu
  • internal hard disks are now all mounted read-only at boot, which really prevents children from writing on them, and even from reading using the file explorer PCManfm
  • Verbiste is now on the Italian CD since it can now conjugate Italian verbs

New in version 1.1 (September 30th, 2011)

  • official support for Czesh, Danish, German, Hungarian, Latvian, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmål), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal) and Telugu
  • new small tool to change the user’s name on the local network
  • Songwrite is now in its latest version to solve language issues
  • translation issues with Stopmotion and Vkeybd (the piano keyboard) have been solved
  • missing translation messages on Transifex have been provided for several applications
  • translation of boot and shutdown texts in splash images have also been solved
  • a basic video driver is forced on recent Poulsbo hardware to avoid a black screen
  • annoying print dialogs for all the advanced activities have been discarded
  • embedded PDF documentation has been updated
  • fixed Russian PDF documentation
  • added the Russian version of the song Brother John.