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  •  31 May 2007 13:36

Release Notes: A major upgrade for the window manager (swm is replaced by jwm). Significant improvements to calctool and the links browser. Sed has been upgraded to the full version. The overall size of the distribution has been reduced.

  •  28 Apr 2006 10:45

Release Notes: The kernel has been upgraded to 2.2.26. Busybox has been upgraded to 1.01. PCMCIA IDE and CF capabilities have been added. New modules have been compiled.

  •  12 Oct 2004 00:52

Release Notes: Major improvements were made to X. AbiWord, Sylpheed, and Xfreecell now work. More space is available in the loop file.

  •  17 May 2004 13:49

Release Notes: The new FD version boots from two floppy disks. It includes all the features of the HD version, including the X11 applications. The FD version runs in a ramdisk and can (optionally) be installed to the hard drive with LILO.

  •  28 Apr 2004 13:35

Release Notes: Several enhancements for old laptops, including PCMCIA capability and MagicPoint (similar to PowerPoint).

  •  22 Mar 2004 17:42

Release Notes: The BasicLinux footprint has been reduced. It now runs on a 386 with 3mb RAM. A comm program and a Web server have been added. The Web browser and email client have been significantly improved. A slim X server has been added with swm, rxvt, xli, and calctool.

  •  22 Feb 2003 00:16

Release Notes: This release is compatible with Slackware 7.1 and includes a new kernel, new libraries, new versions of busybox and links, and new mail and DHCP clients. There are also new installation scripts for both FD and HD.

  •  12 May 2002 23:42

Release Notes: In this version, vgalib and VGA programs have been added, and GIF display capability have been added to browser. The old PPP dialer (chat) has been replaced, the delete capability has been added to the mail inbox, and the hotlist has been updated.

  •  01 Jan 2002 17:31

Release Notes: This release has a mail reader, an SMTP client, syslogd, major improvements to the editor, and minor improvements to the documentation.

  •  08 Sep 2001 23:33

Release Notes: A new ability to install to permanent ext2 partition, ability to install standard Slackware packages, file transfers between BasicLinux computers, several new binaries, and upgrades to old binaries.

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