Elive Changelog

New in version 2.5.0 Beta

December 19th, 2014
  • Optimizations in Kernel: CK2 (Con Kolivas patches) with the BFS (Brain F@#k Scheduler) and BFQ (Budget Fair Queueing) set by default that improves your desktop interactivity and your hard disk I/O
  • Updated version 3.16.7 of the kernel to include the new CKT patches that includes a lot of bug-fixes
  • Much more friendly way to know who and where you are in your terminal as you can see on this example screenshot
  • Much better integration of Dropbox in your File-Manager
  • An amazing tool called git-watcher is now in Elive
  • fixed a message in the boot process about a Glib-Warning

New in version 2.4.6 Beta (December 4th, 2014)

  • Added the possibility to boot from your Hard Disks
  • reiser4progs is updated to the version 1.0.9 with TRIM support for SSD cards
  • New tools made by Elive: email-sender, an extremely friendly way to send emails from your commandline, subtitles-convert-to-linux, a tool that let’s you convert subtitles to the correct format to use in linux
  • Other good amount of applications added: iso-to-utf8, utf8-to-iso, dos2unix, RAW support for Gimp and a good amount of other plugins, gftp, gpg signatures for icedove and syncronization with gmail contacts, seahorse with multiple signature features, sshfs, ethtool

New in version 2.4.5 Beta (November 21st, 2014)

  • The installer includes a good amount of fixes like:
  • Improved verification of internet connection
  • Improved geolocation detection to set default language and keyboard settings
  • Improved wordings and messages, giving more details about the donation required to install and also from the website
  • Default timezone configurations fixed to show the correct date
  • The default Volumes are better configured now

New in version 2.4.0 Beta (November 1st, 2014)

  • New kernel 3.16
  • Reiser4 (stable version) officially included from the installer
  • Terminology 0.7.0
  • Included tutorial by Yann Esposito about learning to use VIM superpowers

New in version 2.3.9 Beta (October 18th, 2014)

  • VIM suite pre-configured with the best plugins and features available, keeping it fast and full featured
  • Important fixes in the installer: screen turned blank during installation process fixed, grub bootloader fixes and improvements, fixes on upgrade-mode, configurations are run in a detachable tmux now
  • Fix for Thunar that blocked when create a new file
  • Bash security fix included

New in version 2.3.6 Beta (September 25th, 2014)

  • Configured network connections are now persistent on reboot for USB Images.
  • Improved USB bootable Image by creating a separate partition, this fixes the issue with USB images not booting on some rare computers
  • Elive now boots with an amazing Splash theme
  • Improved the listing of kernels on the boot screen
  • Added memtest to the boot screen
  • SSH between Elive computers is now much faster

New in version 2.3.5 Beta (August 16th, 2014)

  • EFL (enlightenment libraries) are updated to the beta version 1.11
  • Darktable and LibreCAD applications included by default
  • Nightingale is now available from the repositories
  • Right-clicking on a PDF in the File Manager will now give you the option to shrink it
  • Interactive git shortcuts for the Shell
  • Users Home directory is now in their default language
  • Improvements were made to Tmux when using it with SSH
  • Improved the microphone detection with Skype

New in version 2.3.4 Beta (July 25th, 2014)

  • A "Send-to Dropbox" option has been added to the File Manager
  • Right-clicking on a Movie in the File Manager will now give you the option to get the subtitle
  • Applications menu has been redesigned to be more intuitive
  • Laptop wifi switch now works properly on re-activation
  • Keyboard hotkeys for volume and mute control is now configured automatically.

New in version 2.3.0 Beta (June 26th, 2014)

  • Updated Linux kernel to 3.14 with Reiser4 patch, including a much wider range of wifi and audio card drivers for newer computers.
  • Backports for Virtualbox, nvidia and fglrx drivers
  • Enlightenment has a much more friendly menu of applications now
  • Debian security repository is included by default
  • New games included: “Super Mario War” and some “game and watch” simulators
  • Elive Installer includes fixes