DSL 4.1 First Release Candidate

The first release candidate of Damn Small Linux v4.1 is now available.

Heres the change log for v4.1RC1:

  • New boot option user=name
  • New boot option settime (settime=its_server_name) must have boot time net access. Use with tz=XX/Yyyyy for accurate local time.
  • New mini-icons in jwm mydsl menu when available.
  • New iconView.lua - View & Edit xpm icons.
  • Updated torsmo to v0.18 - now supports noswap
  • Updated .dfminfo now a plain text file.
  • Updated processing order of extensions with .tar.gz now last to better support myconf.tar.gz
  • Root menu solely under user control - defaults to selected window manager menu.
  • Added 'toram' to frugal installed grub checkfs menu item.
  • Updated several murgaLua programs to reflect the dropped fl_ask GUI widget.
  • Dropped SWM - Small Window Manager.
  • Fixed System.map link error.
  • Better support for alternate window managers. - see /opt/.mydsl_menu/ and ~/{wm}.inc
  • Streamlined MyDSL download procedure - dropped use of sudo and download location prompt.
  • Dropped unsued emelfm wrapper.

And many, many programs, files, and their locations have changed to support the new user=name option and the window manager processing support. Most noteably .filetool.lst and .xfiletool.lst are now under /opt.

Btw, you can download this release at here.


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