Monday, September 27, 2021

4MLinux 37.1 released.

4MServer 37.1

This is a minor (point) release in the 4MLinux STABLE channel, which comes with the Linux kernel 5.10.63. The 4MLinux Server now includes Apache 2.4.49, MariaDB 10.6.4, and PHP 7.4.23 (see this post for more details).
You can update your 4MLinux by executing the "zk update" command in your terminal (fully automatic process).



Friday, September 24, 2021

TheSSS 37.1 released.

Apache in TheSSS 37.1

This is a minor (point) release based on the 4MLinux Server 37.1, meaning that the components of the LAMP server are now: Linux 5.10.63, Apache 2.4.49, MariaDB 10.6.4, and PHP (both 5.6.40 and 7.4.23). 

You can update your TheSSS by executing the "zk update" command (fully automatic process).



Monday, August 30, 2021

4MLinux 38.0 BETA released.

4MLinux 38.0

4MLinux 38.0 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: 
August 2021 -> BETA
November 2021 -> STABLE
March 2022 -> OLD STABLE
July 2022 -> EOL 

Sunday, August 22, 2021

4MLinux 38.0 Core BETA released.

 4MLinux 38.0 Core running in VirtualBox
This is a core system (only about 15 MB in size) for the 4MLinux 38 series. The system includes: the Linux kernel 5.10.47, GNU C Library 2.33, and BusyBox 1.33.1. The 4MLinux 38 series uses GNU Compiler Collection 10.3.0 to compile programs designed for the x86_64 architecture.

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

Saturday, July 31, 2021

4MLinux 37.0 STABLE released.

4MLinux 37.0

The status of the 4MLinux 37.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Edit your documents with LibreOffice and GNOME Office (AbiWord 3.0.5, GIMP 2.10.24, Gnumeric 1.12.50), share your files using DropBox 126.4.4618, surf the Internet with Firefox 90.02 and Chromium 90.0.4430.212, send emails via Thunderbird 78.12.0, enjoy your music collection with Audacious 4.1, watch your favorite videos with VLC 3.0.16 and mpv 0.33.0, play games powered by Mesa 21.0.1 and Wine 6.12. You can also setup the 4MLinux LAMP Server (Linux 5.10.47, Apache 2.4.48, MariaDB 10.6.3, PHP 5.6.40 and PHP 7.4.21). Perl 5.32.1, Python 2.7.18, and Python 3.9.1 are also available.
As always, the new major release has some new features. FluidSynth (a software synthesizer) with VMPK (Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard) have been added. Dmidecode (a tool to read hardware-related data from your SMBIOS) has also been included. HandBrake (a video transcoder) and qBittorrent (an advanced BitTorrent client) are now available as downloadable extensions. 4MLinux now uses its own servers for updating the ClamAV virus database. The Linux kernel patched to support the reiser4 file system has been added to the 4MLinux drivers collection.

List of packages: 


4MLinux 36 is now OLD STABLE.

The status of the 4MLinux 36 series has been changed to OLD STABLE. All users must update before November 2021 (EOL).


4MLinux 35 reaches its EOL.

The status of the 4MLinux 35 series has been changed to UNSUPPORTED. All users must update ASAP.