Porteus-v3.1rc2 and Porteus Kiosk 3.1.3 are available!

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Porteus-v3.1rc2 and Porteus Kiosk 3.1.3 are available!

Postby brokenman » 16 Nov 2014, 21:05

The Porteus Community is joyful to announce the candidate release of Porteus Desktop Edition 3.1rc2 and Porteus Kiosk Edition 3.1.3.

You can customize your Porteus ISO using the web wizard here: build it now
You can download the ISO and other files for the desktop edition here: 32bit and 64bit

You can download the kiosk ISO (and customize it with wizard embedded directly into it) from here: http://porteus-kiosk.org/download.html
Standalone ISO and modules for the kiosk edition can be downloaded from here: http://porteus-kiosk.org/public/
Please downloaded this release and report any bugs on the forum.

Changes in this release include:

Porteus Desktop Edition 3.1rc2:

- upgraded to: bash-4.2.053-x86_64-1_slack14.1, glibc-solibs-2.17-x86_64-9_slack14.1, glibc-zoneinfo-2014i-noarch-1_slack14.1, openssh-6.7p1-x86_64-1_slack14.1, usm-3.1.7-noarch-3, wget-1.14-x86_64-3_slack14.1, wgetpaste-2.25-noarch-1ftm

- changed usm.desktop to include 'package manager' in application name
- upgraded to: isomaster-1.3.12-x86_64-1ftm, libbluray-0.6.2-x86_64-1ftm, libdrm-2.4.58-x86_64-1ftm, libva-1.4.1-x86_64-1ftm, libva-intel-driver-1.4.1-x86_64-1ftm, mesa-10.3.3-x86_64-1ftm, pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1ftm, xf86-video-ati-7.5.0-x86_64-1ftm

- kde4 stays at the same version - will be upgraded for final to pull leates updates and patches
- fixed bug when wallpaper was not always displayed after boot
- upgraded to: oxygen-gtk-1.4.6, qmmp-0.8.2, simple-screen-recorder-0.3.1, smplayer-14.9.0, transmission-2.84

- upgraded LXQt to version 0.8.0 (still compiled against qt4)
- some reported bugs fixed by upstream: pcmanfm remembers last window size; it is possible to give the control over desktop to openbox
- fixed disappearing of lxpanel during activation/deactivation of modules
- added a wrapper for ktsuss which runs 'dbus-launch' for every action
- added 'super user mode - pcmanfm' to System menu
- added 'qtlogout' utility
- upgraded to: gparted-0.20.0, oxygen-gtk-1.4.6, qmmp-0.8.2, qpdfview-0.4.12, simple-screen-recorder-0.3.1, smplayer-14.9.0, transmission-2.84

- fixed text colour in application tray for dark styles
- removed extra keyboard layouts (leaving only english)
- added mtpaint
- added xfce4-systemload-plugin
- added xfce4-cpugraph-plugin
- replaced gnsu with gksu (working now)

- upgraded to: flashplayer-plugin-

- upgraded to: flashplayer-plugin-

- upgraded to: glibc-2.17-x86_64-9_slack14.1

- upgraded to: LibreOffice-4.3.3

Porteus Kiosk Edition 3.1.3:
This is a third and the last bugfix release for Porteus Kiosk 3.1. Next version will mark a new line: 3.2.x and bring upgraded kernel, userland (firefox-31.x ESR with Australis interface plus all available packages) and new features implemented on the kiosk wizard level.
Short description of new features introduced in upcoming Porteus Kiosk 3.2 will be posted on the kiosk news page.

Changes in Porteus Kiosk 3.1.3 release include:

- make sure that only .xzm modules are mounted to /union (aufs) and not other files or folders
- added support for basic authentication for the homepage, e.g: http://user:name@domain.com
- added libwacom and libgudev libraries required by the xf86-input-wacom driver
- disabled updates of firefox addons by default, we have none in kiosk but this setting comes handy when ISO is customized manually
- support custom sound level through /etc/rc.d/rc.sound
- prefer gutenprint drivers for printing but also accept other ones if gutenprint driver is not available for selected printer
- fixed handling of the lpd:// printer URI containing authorization string
- automatic updates: display notification that unauthorized component has been added to the ISO and kiosk can't be upgraded
- automatic updates: display notification about current OS version when there are no updates to download

Thanks to all the community!
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