Ghost for Linux Changelog

New in version 0.46

May 2nd, 2014
  • This version has 120 updates since 0.45, which include about 75% of kernel updates, as well as a number of enhancements to the support programs and options.

New in version 0.44 (April 1st, 2013)

  • This is a stable release with many kernel updates and enhancements to scripts and support programs.
  • There were over 70 alpha releases, with about 75% being kernel upgrades.

New in version 0.40 (February 14th, 2012)

  • This version includes many kernel updates, an updated parted, Syslinux 4.05, cleandrive8.dialog code in the g4l30o11 script, VLAN support in 3.1.5 and 3.2-rc6, vconfig, syslinux, syslinux.com, and syslinux.exe, the ability to copy files from a directory to USB and use these programs to make it bootable. f3write and f3read version 2.0.4, test disk 6.14-WIP, busybox 1.19.4, kernel 3.0.20 (bz3x0.20), kernel 3.2.5 (bz3x2.5), and other minor updates.

New in version 0.37 (April 28th, 2011)

  • This version fixed a number of issues and and made some minor improvements.

New in version 0.31 (September 29th, 2009)

  • Added FTP check status to F: Option
  • Busybox-1.15.1 plus patches as of 9/23/2009
  • lzop support added to busybox
  • syslinux 3.83 pre11 with hdt (Hardware Test) 0.34
  • Updated Click-n-Clone option to just show disks
  • Upgrade ncftp to 3.2.3
  • updated some libraries and support programs
  • Added some debug support for USB and other changes to kernel
  • Updated file list option to show date and size
  • Updated udp-sender and udp-receiver to 2009/09/20 version

New in version 0.30 (May 19th, 2009)

  • Converted from Fedora 8 to Fedora 10 libraries and programs
  • syslinux 3.80 (Bug Fixes) added syslinux hdt (Hardware Test) 0.33
  • Kernels 2.6.29.3
  • busybox-1.13.4
  • Frank submitted updated g4l script that adds
  • udpcast options and make some menu functions.
  • Recompiled kernels bz25 - bz29.3 to include cifs
  • Adding CIFS (SAMBA) option to local menu
  • Added basic MBR backup to Network and Local Menu
  • Added MBR and EBR backup option.
  • Continued:
  • Have started working with 3 students on a special project with
  • the main ideal of updating documentation to the current level
  • and develope a g4l-lite that includes only default kernel and
  • ramdisk.gz and tools to add g4l via grub4dos, grub, or syslinux.
  • Students.
  • Devin Madrangchar * Wenifred Fasong * Julie Fenom

New in version 0.29 (February 10th, 2009)

  • Release syslinux 3.73
  • Kernels 2.6.27.10 and above rebuilt reduced size by about 1/2MB but usb keyboards stopped working.
  • Have started working with 3 students on a special project with the main ideal of updating documentation to the current level and develope a g4l-lite that includes only default kernel and ramdisk.gz and tools to add g4l via grub4dos, grub, or syslinxu. Students: Devin Madrangchar, Wenifred Fasong and Julie Fenom.

New in version 0.28 (January 7th, 2009)

  • busybox-1.13.2 - cleaned up applets
  • syslinux 3.73 pre 7
  • updated updcast
  • kernels up to 2.6.27.10
  • kernel 2.6.28
  • added chkldd to check libraries
  • moved programs to match with location on Fedora 8
  • changed back to use Fedora dd and gzip because of speed issues
  • Using grub4dos to run g4l from NTFS partitions
  • updated udpcast programs to 12/13/2008
  • added option to use run="command" from grub (added to g4lmenu)

New in version 0.27 (September 20th, 2008)

  • The latest non-busybox programs from Fedora 8.
  • A few unnecessary libraries have been found.
  • ifcheck2.sh uses a dialog instead of echo for messages, and has a delay to provide process time on slower machines.
  • Work has been done on adding an aespipe encryption option for encrypting FTP images with a GPG file and passphrase.
  • There is an option to use sshfs to mount a remote directory and save an image via an SSH connection. busybox-1.11.2 is included.
  • getkey.sh, a script to assist in getting the key and passphrase from USB, has been added. syslinux 3.72pre6 is included.