USU Linux Desktop Changelog

New in version 8.1

September 28th, 2012
  • Based on Kubuntu 12.04;
  • Includes up-to-date KDE 4.9.1

New in version 6.2 (March 14th, 2011)

  • Based on Ubuntu 10.10
  • Includes latest updates from February 2011
  • New kernel 2.6.35-26 with better hardware support
  • New tool for creating live USB flash within Windows environment

New in version 6.0 (December 14th, 2010)

  • Based on Ubuntu 10.10;
  • Optmized for speed - to 4x faster precessing of jpegs thanks to libjpeg-turbo; more responsive dinamy processor switching;
  • Supports installations directly from Windows environment, thanks to WUBI;
  • Included tool for GRUB restoration and configuration;
  • Better detection of Broadcom wifi cards
  • Includes Gnome Zeitgeist for more logical way of finding and working with recent documents;
  • Includes application for dynamical change of the wallpaper (crebs);
  • New video converter â�� vidrop - with simple and advanced mode;
  • Includes Hamster Time tracking;
  • Includes Getting Things Gnome for task management;
  • Updated look and feel

New in version 5.2 (September 9th, 2010)

  • Based on Ubuntu 10.04.1
  • Comes with kernel 2.6.35 for better hardware support and power management
  • Built-in Virtual additions for VirualBoxq for easy use in a virtual environment
  • Updated version of many of the most important applications - OpenOffice.org, Oracle Java, Adobe Flash, VLC Media Player, Firefox and more.

New in version 4.0 (January 19th, 2010)

  • Based on Ubuntu 9.10;
  • Improved hardware support, thanks to the new kernel 2.6.31;
  • Updated and extended user manual with more than 100 topics (in Bulgarian language);
  • More than 15 brand new applications - photo manager, non-linear video editor, OCR application, quick file viewer, unit converter, simple scan tool, graphic editor, mobile devices video converter and more;
  • Updated versions of the desktop and included applications ;
  • New hardware notifications;
  • Quick removal for portable devices;
  • Touchscreen support and calibration;
  • Better launcher for Windows with included tool for quick creation of Live USB Flash;
  • Updated visual appearance.

New in version 3.0 (June 22nd, 2009)

  • Extended hardware support, thanks to the new kernel 2.6.28;
  • Entirely revised manual- added integrated search by title. In addition, all
  • contents is updated to match the current versions of the applications in the OS.
  • Also, there are included a new manuals;
  • Collection of applications is enriched with new, including: GRAMPS (genealogical
  • research), HomeBank (personal accounting), FileZilla (FTP client), BackInTime (backup
  • system), Little Wizard (development environment for children), Gambas (development
  • environment based on a Basic interpreter), etc.;
  • A visual appearance of the work environment is completely changed for more modern
  • look.

New in version 2.1 (January 17th, 2009)

  • Over 10 new manuals in Bulgarian language;
  • More translated applications in Bulgarian language (phone manager, subtitle
  • editor, gnome color chooser, etc.);
  • New applications for everyday use - dates, tasks, contacts, Deluge torrent
  • client, BG/EN dictionary gbgoffice, etc.;
  • Additional optimization of visual appearance for more consistent look among the
  • multiple included applications;
  • Additional software repositories, providing actualized versions for some
  • applications (SMPlayer, Miro, LMMS,Gnome Subtitles, WINE); access to new
  • applications; semi-weekly language translations update; EееРС support through
  • modified kernel linux-eeepc, etc.;
  • Now we have our own meta-package lfu-desktop. It is now empty, but in the
  • future weâ��ll use it for improvement of the LFU, and eventually, for transformation
  • from regular Ubuntu to LFU.
  • Some errors were corrected, and few small changes are applied:
  • The initial boot screen is in Bulgarian language;
  • Choosing of English language for the live DVD now loads English locale, instead
  • of Bulgarian.
  • SMPlayer now comes preconfigured for bulgarian users;
  • Gnome Subtitles not anymore gives error when loading Cyrillic subtitles;
  • Delugе torrent client replaces qBittorrent;
  • Code::Blocks replaces Anjuta.

New in version 2.0 (October 21st, 2008)

  • Based on latest Ubuntu 8.04.1;
  • Over 25 new applications;
  • More applications, translated in Bulgarian language;
  • Updated user manual in Bulgarian language with over 20 new topics;
  • Integrated LiveUSB creator;
  • Updated and extended Windows launcher, and many more…