Netrunner Changelog

New in version 15

February 16th, 2015
  • Kernel 3.16.0~40
  • KDE Plasma 5.2
  • KDE Frameworks 5.7
  • Qt5.4
  • Firefox 35.0.1
  • Thunderbird 31.4.0
  • VLC 2.2.0
  • LibreOffice 4.4
  • Krita & Karbon 2.8.5
  • Gimp 2.8.10
  • Pidgin 2.10.9

New in version 14.1 (January 24th, 2015)

  • Kernel 3.13.0~43
  • KDE SC 4.14.2
  • Firefox 35.0
  • Thunderbird 31.4
  • VLC 2.1.4
  • LibreOffice 4.2.7
  • Krita & Karbon 2.8.5
  • Clementine 1.2
  • Gimp 2.8.10
  • Pidgin 2.10.9
  • vokoscreen 2.0.0

New in version 14 (June 23rd, 2014)

  • LTS Long Term Support
  • Firefox Instant start (on machines with >2GB RAM)
  • KDE Dreamdesktop for animated backgrounds
  • Baloo superseding Nepomuk
  • Single-Click activated default
  • New default Theme
  • Veromix Audio-Applet
  • and the latest available updates of packages* in the repos, e.g.
  • KDE 4.13.1, Firefox 30, VLC 2.1.4, Skype 4.3, Muon Discover 2.2 and many more…

New in version 14 RC1 (May 23rd, 2014)

  • kernel 3.13-24
  • kde 4.13
  • telepathy 0.8.1
  • skype 4.2.0.11
  • firefox 29
  • thunderbird 24.5
  • Libre Office 4.2.3
  • vlc 2.1.2
  • and more…

New in version 13.06 SE (August 12th, 2013)

  • Firefox with pre-configured Tor, FoxyProxy, HTTPs Everywhere and NoScript
  • (surf anonymously, surf onion links, circumvent censorship)
  • Thunderbird with Enigmail
  • Vidalia as Tor configuration tool
  • Pidgin with OTR support for encrypted text chats
  • Jitsi for encrypted audio & video conversations
  • Kgpg for encrypting files and folders
  • KDE SC 4.10.5
  • Firefox 22
  • Removed Skype
  • Removed kfilebox
  • Removed KDE-Telepathy
  • Removed Konversation
  • Removed WebApps
  • New default Wallpaper

New in version 13.06 (July 6th, 2013)

  • Improved KWin performance, so default enabled fx work on most low end machines
  • Kate Minimap scrollbar
  • Automatic KWallet Active
  • Hot-Corner in lower right
  • Simplified System Settings
  • Removed Wine (due to less relevance)
  • Alsa instead of Pulseaudio for best compatibility and performance (intel hda)
  • Firefox with Mozilla App-Store
  • Steam Installer-Link
  • Mint Software Sources and Hardware Manager
  • Usual KDE goodies, Homerun 1.0, Tomahawk 0.7, etc.

New in version 12.12.1 (January 24th, 2013)

  • KDE updated to 4.9.4 from Kubuntu backports
  • Firefox updated to 18
  • VLC updated to 2.0.5
  • Tomahawk new version 0.6
  • Wine updated to 1.5.22
  • samba-mounter updated 0.3.1
  • webaccounts updated 0.3
  • Veromixer installed
  • Runners-ID upgraded from 1 to 5 GB free cloud space
  • and many more fixed isues and improvements.
  • The version is based on Kubuntu 12.10 and has the following features:
  • GNU/Linux OS kernel-3.5
  • KDE 4.9.4
  • Firefox 18 (+KDE integration)
  • Thunderbird 17.0.1
  • VLC 2.0.5
  • Tomahawk 0.6
  • LibreOffice 3.6.2
  • Skype 4.1
  • Gimp 2.8
  • Krita
  • Gwenview
  • Kdenlive
  • Telepathy Messenger
  • Samba Mounter (easy NAS setup)
  • Webaccounts (social accounts integration)
  • Runners-ID (free and libre cloud storage + music streaming)
  • Muon Discover
  • Virtualbox
  • WINE
  • and many more

New in version 4.2.1 (September 5th, 2012)

  • KDE 4.8.4
  • Firefox 14 (+KDE integration)
  • Gimp 2.8
  • Skype 4.0
  • Kdenlive 0.9
  • Samba Mounter (easy NAS setup)
  • Webaccounts (social accounts integration)
  • Runners-ID (free and libre cloud storage + music streaming)
  • Muon Discover
  • and many more

New in version 4.2 (June 21st, 2012)

  • KDE 4.8.3
  • Firefox-KDE integration
  • Gimp 2.8
  • Skype 4.0
  • Samba Mounter for easy NAS setup
  • Webaccounts for integrating your social accounts
  • Runners-ID for free and libre cloud storage and music streaming
  • Muon Discover
  • and more

New in version 4.1 (February 5th, 2012)

  • switched to Hybrid ISO
  • Kernel 3.0.0.15
  • KDE 4.7.4 (latest stable)
  • Muon 1.2.95
  • kde-gtk-config module for easy gtk2+gtk3 configuration under KDE
  • several bugfixes, including system freezes during automatic update

New in version 3.2 (June 30th, 2011)

  • Newly installed:
  • added Libre Office (Office Suite) 3.3.2 to replace OO.org
  • added Clementine (Music Player)
  • added Deluge (Torrent-Client)
  • added Dropbox (incl. Kfilebox for Dolphin)
  • added Skype (VoIP)
  • added (gnome) network-manager to replace knetworkmanager
  • Updated from 3.1->3.2:
  • KDE (Desktop) 4.6.2
  • Firefox (Browser) 5.0
  • Flash/Plugin 10.3.181.26
  • Thunderbird (Email Client incl. Lightning Calendar) 3.1.10
  • VLC (Media Player) 1.1.10
  • Wine (Windows Environment Layer) 1.3.22
  • Pidgin (Messenger Client) 2.7.11
  • Gimp (Graphic Program) 2.6.11
  • Firefox Add-Ons:
  • Adblock Plus https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/
  • Status-4-ever https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/status-4-evar/
  • Download Statusbar https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/download-statusbar/
  • Fireftp https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/fireftp/
  • Add-to-searchbar https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/add-to-search-bar/
  • Tabbrowser Preferences https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tabbrowser-preferences/
  • Video Downloadhelper https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/video-downloadhelper/

New in version 3 (April 15th, 2011)

  • We updated to the latest KDE 4.6.1, FF4, integrated dolphin as the default file manager and switched wine to experimental 1.3.12.

New in version 3 RC (February 11th, 2011)

  • Linux kernel-2.6.32-22
  • Firefox 3.6.13 with plugins
  • (Java 1.6, Flash 10.1)
  • VLC 1.2 media player (including codecs)
  • WINE 1.3.12 (Microsoft Windows Emulation)
  • audacious (winamp-compatible music player)
  • OpenOffice 3.2
  • Thunderbird
  • GIMP (paint program)
  • Pidgin
  • Vuze (filesharing)

New in version 2.0 (July 15th, 2010)

  • Features: switched from GNOME to KDE; aims to be Ubuntu, GNOME and GTK+ compatible; includes GNOME applications like Nautilus and Synaptic; includes Firefox 3.6.3, installed web browser plugins (Java, Flash), VLC 1.1 (media player with codecs), OpenOffice.org software suite 3.2, Thunderbird (email client), WINE 1.42, GIMP (paint program), Audacious (Winamp-like music player), Pidgin, Vuze (file-sharing program). All on top of a fine-tuned and easily customizable KDE 4.4 desktop environment.

New in version 2.0 RC (July 5th, 2010)

  • 3 months in the making and things are looking good for N2-Blacklight!
  • In light of the imminent release within the next days, we have begun updating our website.
  • So while we still offer the 1.1 ISO for download, the content on this site will gradually be updated to give you a preview of the things to come.
  • All I can say is that we have done quite a big step from 1.1 to 2.0:
  • We hope that you be as much surprised what a GNU/Linux system of today can be as we were when we were making it… stay tuned!

New in version 1.1 (April 14th, 2010)

  • To fix an issue with the repositories in 1.0, we have updated our ISO to 1.1.