Sunday, September 30, 2018

4MLinux 27.0 BETA released.

4MLinux 27.0

4MLinux 27.0 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:
September 2018 -> BETA
December 2018 -> STABLE
March 2019 -> OLD STABLE
June 2019 -> EOL

Download link:

Sunday, September 16, 2018

TheSSS 26.1 released.

PHP 7.2.10

This is a minor (point) release based on the 4MLinux Server 26.1, meaning that the components of the LAMP server are now: Linux 4.14.68, Apache 2.4.34, MariaDB 10.3.9, and PHP (both 5.6.37 and 7.2.10). 

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



Sunday, September 9, 2018

4MLinux 27.0 Core BETA released.

4MLinux 27.0 Core running in VirtualBox

This is a core system (only about 10 MB in size) for the 4MLinux 27 series. The system includes: the Linux kernel 4.14.64, GNU C Library 2.27, and BusyBox 1.28.4. The 4MLinux 27 series uses GNU Compiler Collection 8.1.0 to compile programs designed for the i686 architecture.

Despite its extremely small size, 4MLinux Core supports all possible boot options: BIOS with 32-bit CPU, BIOS with 64-bit CPU, UEFI with 32-bit firmware, and UEFI with 64-bit firmware.

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

4MLinux 26.0 STABLE released.

 4MLinux 26.0

The status of the 4MLinux 26.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Edit your documents with LibreOffice and GNOME Office (AbiWord 3.0.2, GIMP 2.10.6, Gnumeric 1.12.43), share your files using DropBox 55.4.171, surf the Internet with Firefox 61.0.2 and Chromium 68.0.3440.75, stay in touch with your friends via Thunderbird 52.9.1 and Skype for Web, enjoy your music collection with Audacious 3.10, watch your favorite videos with VLC 3.0.3 and mpv 0.28.2, play games powered by Mesa 17.3.7 and Wine 3.14. You can also setup the 4MLinux LAMP Server (Linux 4.14.64, Apache 2.4.34, MariaDB 10.3.9, PHP 5.6.37 and PHP 7.2.9). Perl 5.26.1, Python 2.7.14, and Python 3.6.4 are also available.

4MLinux 26.0 comes with some new features: Tcl/Tk (with a collection of small games) has been integrated into 4MLinux, Engrampa (archive manager) is finally able to open Debian packages, Git in 4MLinux has now both GUI and cgit web interface, Beaver (with syntax highlighting) has been added for easier editing of scripts and C/C++ code, TiMidity++ now uses the Tcl/Tk interface while AbiWord has migrated from GTK2 to GTK3, Expect has been added to the 4MLinux Server to facilitate task automation, Xorriso (with its GUI) is now available as a downloadable extension, Vala and Rust have been added to the set of 4MLinux development packages. And finally the biggest change: full support for modern image and video encoding. ImageMagick and GIMP are now able to handle WebP, HEIF and BPG images. You can use Hyper Video Converter for: VP8/VP9/AVC/HEVC encoding, creating video for web, extracting audio tracks, and many other tasks (see the 4MLinux Forum for more details).

List of packages: 

Download links:

4MLinux 25 is now OLD STABLE.

The status of the 4MLinux 25 series has been changed to OLD STABLE. All users must update before December 2018 (EOL).

4MLinux 24 reaches its EOL.

The status of the 4MLinux 24 series has been changed to UNSUPPORTED. All users must update ASAP.