Tuesday, February 28, 2023

BakAndImgCD 42.0 released.

BakAndImgCD 42.0

BakAndImgCD is an official 4MLinux fork, which has been designed to perform the following two tasks: data backup and disk imaging. The 4MLinux Backup Scripts make use of FSArchiver, GNU ddrescue, Partclone, rsync, and other utilities. The output files (archives and images) can be optionally compressed and sent to a remote sever (using Ethernet, WiFi, PPP or PPPoE). This release is based on the 4MLinux Backup Scripts 42.0. 


Friday, February 24, 2023

Antivirus Live CD 42.0-1.0.1 released.

Antivirus Live CD 42.0-1.0.1

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 42.0-1.0.1 is based on 4MLinux 42.0 BETA and ClamAV 1.0.1.

Sunday, February 5, 2023

4MLinux 41.1 STABLE released.

4MLinux 41.1
This is a minor (point) release in the 4MLinux STABLE channel, which comes with the Linux kernel 6.0.18. The 4MLinux Server now includes Apache 2.4.54, MariaDB 10.6.11, and PHP 7.4.33 (see this post for more details).
You can update your 4MLinux by executing the "zk update" command in your terminal (fully automatic process).



Thursday, January 26, 2023

TheSSS 41.1 released.

OpenSSH in TheSSS 41.1
This is a minor release based on the 4MLinux Server 41.1, meaning that the components of the LAMP server are now: Linux 6.0.18, Apache 2.4.54, MariaDB 10.6.11, and PHP (both 5.6.40 and 7.4.33).

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


Sunday, January 1, 2023

4MLinux 42.0 BETA released.

4MLinux 42.0
4MLinux 42.0 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: 
December 2022 -> BETA
March 2023 -> STABLE
July 2023 -> OLD STABLE
November 2023 -> EOL



Saturday, December 31, 2022

4MLinux 42.0 Core BETA released.

4MLinux 42.0 Core running in QEMU
This is a core system (only about 15 MB in size) for the 4MLinux 42 series. The system includes: the Linux kernel 6.0.9, GNU C Library 2.36, and BusyBox 1.34.1. The 4MLinux 42 series uses GNU Compiler Collection 12.2.0 to compile programs designed for the x86_64 architecture.

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

Saturday, December 3, 2022

4MLinux 41.0 STABLE released.

4MLinux 41.0

The status of the 4MLinux 41.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Edit your documents with LibreOffice 7.4.3 and GNOME Office (AbiWord 3.0.5, GIMP 2.10.32, Gnumeric 1.12.52), share your files using DropBox 151.4.4304, surf the Internet with Firefox 107.0 and Chromium 106.0.5249, send emails via Thunderbird 102.5.0, enjoy your music collection with Audacious 4.2, watch your favorite videos with VLC and SMPlayer 22.2.0, play games powered by Mesa 22.1.4 and Wine 7.18. You can also setup the 4MLinux LAMP Server (Linux 6.0.9, Apache 2.4.54, MariaDB 10.6.11, PHP 5.6.40 and PHP 7.4.33). Perl 5.36.0, Python 2.7.18, Python 3.10.6, and Ruby 3.1.2 are also available.

As always, the new major release has some new features. New applications available out of the box: FileZilla (FTP client), XPaint and GNU Paint (simple image-editing tools), nvme (command-line utility for managing NVM-Express partitions) as well as a collection of small SDL games. New applications available as downloadable extensions: BlueGriffon (HTML editor), The Legend of Edgar (platform game), ioquake3 (Quake III port), and BZFlag (tank battle game). The default video player in 4MLinux is now SMPlayer, and the default audio player is Audacious. Additionally, it is now possible to install 4MLinux on a BTRFS partition with the help of Syslinux, which acts as a boot manager.

List of packages: 

As usual, you can update 4MLinux by executing the "zk update" command (fully automatic process). However, you must install the newest "zk" package before updating your 4MLinux. You can download it here.