HandyLinux Changelog

New in version 2.1

June 9th, 2015
  • Based on Debian 8.1

New in version 2.0 (May 16th, 2015)

  • Updating the database: passage Debian-8 "Jessie" (thank you Debian)
  • Update HandyMenu and tools handylinux * *
  • redesign of the site admin 'handylinux.org' and setting up subdomains
  • Adding BTshare, simplified P2P sharing tool (thuban thank you)
  • adding custom actions for Thunar (thank you coyotus & thuban)
  • Skype gateway option (coyotus thank you)
  • integration of gnome-orca (thank you totophe56)
  • Adding launchers tools / social / gallery ...
  • Adding the password control (coyotus thank you)
  • definition of "handylinux" as default hostname (thank you fredbezies)
  • Adding Templates in the User folder (thank you dyp)
  • Adding menulibre for editing menus XFCE
  • Adding bash-completion (thank you torxxl)
  • Adding cups-pdf (thank you rb)
  • addition of transmission for the P2P sharing management
  • adding themes for Iceweasel
  • Adding fonts Carlito & caladea (eq. Calibri & Cambria) (thank you thuban)
  • Adding templates and config for LibreOffice (thank you thuban)
  • Adding unoconv for quick export to PDF (thank you thuban)
  • adding anacron and apt configuration (Base10 thank you)
  • Adding command-not-found + fix bashrc (Base10 thank you)
  • Adding the update notification (coyotus thank you)
  • kernel:
  • passing 486-586 for old PCs
  • Version merger of 586 and 686-pae
  • Adding Detection Script / delete unnecessary kernel
  • theming / graphics:
  • redesign of the website / forum / wiki / blog
  • addition of handylinuxlook
  • Adding the HandyTheme for quick change of interface (thank you starsheep & thuban)
  • Slim new theme "flat" by starsheep
  • new walls by starsheep
  • Adding qt4-qtconfig to vlc
  • Adding additional themes icons (tango, gnome-colors, gilouche)
  • changing the icon whiskermenu (Julian thank you)
  • switch:
  • replacing the software-center by gnome-packagekit
  • replacement file-roller by xarchiver
  • replacement gnome-Searchtool by catfish and mlocate (Elm thank you and thuban)
  • replacement Quodlibet by clementine
  • replacement shotwell by ristretto
  • replacement leafpad mousepad by default text editor (coyotus thank you)
  • replacement xpad by xfce4-rating-plugin for better integration panel
  • cleaning:
  • suppression of HandyMenu investment option in conflict with XFCE (Caribou22 thank you)
  • removing obsolete apt preferences for LibreOffice
  • removing obsolete packages ntfsprogs / netatalk / fuse-utils / dfc / xfprint4 / gtk3-engines-unico
  • Removal xl-wallpaper: xfce now handles change fund
  • removing compiz-handylinux deposits
  • Removal slingscold-launcher
  • Removal bleachbit
  • Removal Zram
  • Removal Minitube
  • Removal phonon
  • removing oggconvert
  • Removal of win32-loader
  • cleaning addons Iceweasel
  • cleaning the walls
  • delete icon themes Nitrux / NitruxButtons

New in version 2.0 Alpha 1 (February 3rd, 2015)

  • Based on Debian 8 "Jessie"

New in version 1.7 (October 19th, 2014)

  • Iceweasel is now the default browser
  • overhaul of the internet start page under the leadership of Tiberias
  • uploading gpart for recovering data from Gparted
  • Adding yelp for direct GNOME software support
  • cleaning of integrated documentation depending on the language after installation
  • update HandyMenu: replacement button Facebook by framasoft
  • adding "social launchers" to directly drag the social ties (G, FB, Tw ...) from the list of applications
  • addition of pitcher Diaspora
  • addition of firmware-ralink
  • minimize Window Docking netbooks
  • adding a Tron theme xfwm4 by Millie
  • updates from Debian 7.7

New in version 1.6.1 (August 10th, 2014)

  • Skype updated to release 4.3 (main reason to make this upgrade)
  • no more sudo group for additional users
  • move from aspell to hunspell (merci chalu49 )
  • adding exfat-utils and exfat-fuse (merci liberodark )
  • adding keyboard selector applet xfce4-xkb-plugin (merci dufrp )
  • build process improved
  • HandyLinux updates (handylinux-desktop, handylinux-network)
  • Debian updates (cups, openssl, linux-image...)

New in version 1.5 (April 28th, 2014)

  • Debian security updates : HandyLinux includes "proposed-updates" in its building process, so it includes all update for Debian-7.5.
  • Chromium update : default release to 34
  • Adding update-prompt at first startup after installation
  • handy-menu update
  • Adding whiskermenu as alternative menu
  • redshift-config update
  • Adding fonts-opendyslexic
  • Adding cheese to manage webcam

New in version 1.4.2 (April 3rd, 2014)

  • HandyMenu has it's own config tool dev by manon
  • Redshift-config comes now with a new auto-configuration tool for your location by manon
  • Oggconvert and Asunder added for audio and video encoding
  • Full rewrote of sources with the new repository

New in version 1.4 (February 10th, 2014)

  • Improved HandyMenu
  • Slimconf update with NumLockX integration
  • m_partage, the easy-share script added
  • new screen magnifier interface
  • update to LibreOffice4
  • Redshift script imroved
  • adding xl-wallpaper from Christophe Cagé
  • new automatic-dispatch-script for ~Download folder
  • Gparted kept back after install
  • Blueman added
  • Aadding gnome-system-tool
  • Minitube replace twitter button in handymenu
  • Xsane replaced by Simple-Scan
  • no more network config during intallation process
  • restore hostname config during installation
  • improved documentation
  • HandyLinuxLight : new post-installation process

New in version 1.3 (December 21st, 2013)

  • One instance for HandyMenu
  • Transfer speed-dial at the opening of chromium
  • Integrate with redshift selector cities
  • Integrate the documentation in pdf format within the distribution for offline viewing
  • Replace squeeze with file-roller
  • Simplify the HandyMenu
  • Replace gpicview by shotwell
  • Add gparted in the livecd
  • Add minitube
  • Added support bluetooth
  • Passage teamviewer9
  • Change HandyMenu entries with generic entries
  • Integration of the graft volume control in the panel
  • Only one instance of the screen magnifier
  • Add a launcher "negative" tools: xcalib

New in version 1.2 (November 11th, 2013)

  • Replaced the default multimedia player with VLC
  • Enabled automatic reading of DVD disk by VLC
  • Added gnome-search-tool
  • Added hardinfo
  • Unrar-free replacement for unrar
  • Replaced Mousepad with Leafpad