Salix OS Xfce Live Changelog

New in version 13.37

February 4th, 2012
  • This includes the same applications and packages as the regular Salix Xfce 13.37, 32 or 64 bits, with the following additions:
  • isomaster, for managing ISO files;
  • gparted, for managing partitions;
  • grub2, for a beautiful boot menu and options;
  • lilosetup, to repair a failed lilo boot setup;
  • liveclone, for creating your own custom live CD/USB;
  • persistence-wizard, for creating a persistence file in order to keep changes upon reboot in the live environment;
  • remmina, for connecting to RDP server (like Windows or VirtualBox 4+), VNC server, NX server, SSH/SCP;
  • salix-live-installer, for installing Salix on a hard disk.
  • What have been corrected since the first alpha release:
  • Improve USB support using syslinux (or extlinux): no need to have the gap before the first partition anymore;
  • Support partitionless USB disk;
  • Fix the problem for keyboard layouts synchronisation on X11 starting;
  • Fix the problem for gdm autologin on start up;
  • Missing loadkeymap in grub.cfg;
  • Improve proxy support;
  • Grub2 "embed.cfg" use a separate partition detection than SaLT;
  • Ibus option in the grub2 menu;
  • "no sound" option in the grub2 menu;
  • root password option in the grub2 menu;
  • proxy option in the grub2 menu;
  • Remmina replaces rdesktop;
  • weird mountpoints was shown in the peristence wizard
  • possibility to keep changes directly (without a first reboot) while setting the peristence file if it's big enough
  • installation error with lilosetup in some configurations
  • loopback.cfg is now fully supported, either with the limited grub2 1.98 and with the grub2 1.99+
  • one can install multiple SaLT system on the same media (USB disk, harddisk, remastered CD/DVD) using the configuration in the .live file (basedir variable)
  • power down/reboot problem was hanging in some situations
  • no weird message "# is not a proper command" on grub menu loading
  • missing header in kernelive that prevented to install VirtualBox or VMWare additions without installing kernel-source. Same for nvidia/ati prorietary drivers.
  • max_loop kernel parameter has been set to 20 per default to prevent the error "could not find any free loop device" in some circumstances
  • new translations
  • packages updates
  • some others I don't remember anymore‚Ķ