Thursday, July 11, 2024

Antivirus Live CD 46.0-1.3.1 released.

Antivirus Live CD 46.0-1.3.1

Antivirus Live CD is an official 4MLinux fork including the ClamAV scanner. It's designed for users who need a lightweight live CD, which will help them to protect their computers against viruses. The latest version 46.0-1.3.1 is based on 4MLinux 46.0 BETA and ClamAV 1.3.1.

Saturday, June 22, 2024

4MLinux 45.1 STABLE released.

4MServer 45.1
This is a minor (point) release in the 4MLinux STABLE channel, which comes with the Linux kernel 6.6.33. 
You can update your 4MLinux by executing the "zk update" command in your terminal (fully automatic process).


Saturday, May 18, 2024

4MLinux 46.0 BETA released.

4MLinux 46.0 BETA

4MLinux 46.0 BETA is ready for testing. Basically, at this stage of development, 4MLinux BETA has the same features as 4MLinux STABLE, but it provides a huge number of updated packages.

Road map: 
April 2024 -> Core BETA
May 2024 -> BETA
July 2024 -> STABLE
November 2024 -> OLD STABLE
March 2025 -> EOL 

Friday, May 3, 2024

4MLinux 46.0 Core BETA released.

4MLinux 46.0 Core running in QEMU

This is a core system (only about 16 MB in size) for the 4MLinux 46 series. The system includes: the Linux kernel 6.6.26, GNU C Library 2.39, and BusyBox 1.36.1. The 4MLinux 46 series uses GNU Compiler Collection 13.2.1 to compile programs designed for the x86_64 architecture.

Despite its extremely small size, 4MLinux Core supports both BIOS and UEFI boot modes

Sunday, March 17, 2024

4MLinux 45.0 STABLE released.

4MLinux 45.0 STABLE
The status of the 4MLinux 45.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Edit your documents with LibreOffice 24.2.1 and GNOME Office (AbiWord 3.0.5, GIMP 2.10.36, Gnumeric 1.12.56), surf the Internet with Firefox 123.0.1 and Chrome 122.0.6261.128, send emails via Thunderbird 115.8.1, enjoy your music collection with Audacious 4.3.1, watch your favorite videos with VLC 3.0.20 and SMPlayer 23.12.0, play games powered by Mesa 23.3.0 and Wine 9.2. You can also setup the 4MLinux LAMP Server (Linux 6.6.18, Apache 2.4.58, MariaDB 10.6.16, and PHP 8.2.16). Perl 5.38.2, Python 2.7.18, Python 3.11.6, and Ruby 3.2.2 are also available.

As always, the new major release has some new features. Lots of new printing drivers have been added. FFmpeg in 4MLinux now offers improved support for video scaling (resizing) via zimg library. Additionally, FFmpeg and MPlayer make us of Bauer stereophonic-to-binaural DSP effect library (libbs2b) for better handling of stereo audio. Classic CHAMP Kong game has been added to the 4MLinux DOSBox package. Basilisk web browser is now available a downloadable extension. And finally, OpenSSL in 4MLinux has been system-wide upgraded to its version 3. 

List of packages: 

4MLinux 44 is now OLD STABLE.

The status of the 4MLinux 44 series has been changed to OLD STABLE. All users must update before July 2024 (EOL).


4MLinux 43 reaches its EOL.

The status of the 4MLinux 43 series has been changed to UNSUPPORTED. All users must update ASAP.