All releases of Damn Small Linux

  •  27 Jan 2006 05:48
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    Release Notes: A sync button added was added to dmix for easy volume control. Wallpaper.lua now has color chooser for background color. pcitable was updated to correctly support the Broadcom b44 module. An extension check is now done upon exit, which will remind/allow the user to save extensions downloaded to ramdisk before shutdown. The French keymaps were updated. For maximum hardware support on older computers, the kernel and modules were changed back to 2.4.26. mc was removed for space reasons. The Ted help/manual has been off-loaded to the current/documentation section of the download site.

    •  10 Jan 2006 21:44
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      Release Notes: SATA boot time support. A new Icontool GUI controls many icon features. New docked.lua. Lua dock apps. mount and dMix replace mount.app and wmix. New mount.lua. A Lua GUI disk mount tool. A new dMix. A Lua GUI sound mixer. New ucitool.lua. The Lua GUI lists UCI mounts and allows easy uninstallation of UCIs. Torsmo replaces asmem, wmcpuload, and wmnet to better support both window managers. Ted replaces Flwriter. A new .xpdfrc to support direct printing from Xpdf. New links. A Lua links download wrapper. Thai keyboard support.

      •  12 Dec 2005 10:32
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        Release Notes: SATA boot time support was improved. A typographical error was fixed in the USB 2.0 boot time support. Torsmo is used to replace asmem, wmcpuload, and wmnet to better support both window managers. Flwriter has been replaced with Ted. xtdesk was updated with improved dragging when double click is enabled. The new Icontool GUI controls many icon features. A missing tools section was added to the jwm menu.

        •  23 Nov 2005 16:20
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          Release Notes: The kernel now uses version 2.4.31. Up to 64 cloops are now supported. Prism2 support was added. ndiswrapper support was updated. LT winmodems are now autodetected. Naim was patched for TOC2. bsflite was dropped. A PCMCIA card control GUI and a floppy tool GUI were added. Firefox was updated and now includes bookmarks and MIME handlers for mailto and irc. pcmcia-cs was updated to 3.2.5. USB hotplug was fixed. iwconfig, prism2, and ndiswrapper were updated to show the IP address upon connection. DSLpanel was updated with the addition of System Stats, Date, Time, and others. The right-click icons for the super user were updated on Emelfm, Xterm, and Beaver.

          •  10 Nov 2005 07:41
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            Release Notes: This release added more base timezones, enhanced LTmodem detection, a corrected myDSL menu with persistent home usage, and an updated kernel with SATA module support. The Siag external load was enhanced to use wget. German keyboard support was improved and a minimal version of Joe's Window Manager was added (see F3 at boot). Firefox was enhanced with additional MIME types and Java. The GtkFind utility was added.

            •  07 Sep 2005 07:35
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              Release Notes: An appointment calendar program, a system statistics program, and Xzoom were added. Dillo and Xtdesk were updated. bsflite was added for AIM and ICQ. grub was added to the base system. frugal_grub and pendrive installs were added to the base system. Lots more was done.

              •  02 Aug 2005 09:35
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                Release Notes: A "minimal" boot option that uses the Minimal theme was added along with a "lowram" boot command that turns most "options" off and uses the new "minimal" option. Desktop doc apps were moved from tools and wmix from xmms to the desktop section of the menu. pppdial now has its own wmnet. "Upgrade to GNU Utilites" was added to the menu tools section. This also does an md5sum check on the download and install of gnu-utils.dsl.

                •  14 Jul 2005 08:29
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                  Release Notes: An Icon layout manager was created for xtdesk. Icon and menu persistence with extensions was improvied. A GUI date/time tool was created. A frugal grub install script was added. rxvt was replaced with aterm and transparency xshell options were added. naim was updated and Bash Burn was replaced with cdw. filetool.lst, xfiletool.lst, and webdata.lst are now hidden. The size of the ISO was reduced by stripping libraries of debug symbols. Many typos were fixed and a 2 button mouse bug was corrected.

                  •  07 Jun 2005 10:53
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                    Release Notes: New features include a .dslrc to save local mirror and protocol and a GUI mirror selector for .dslrc. The mydsl boot time option was enhanced to accept a directory. Backup/restore now defaults to /home/dsl, and xfiletool.lst can be used to specify files and directories to exclude from backup. The GUIs for ndiswrapper, prism2, and iwconfig were enhanced for public access points. Mydsl was enhanced to prevent non-DSL user corruption. The frugal and pendrive scripts were enhanced to allow updates. The monkey Web server was updated to 0.9.1. Busybox was updated to 1.0.

                    •  05 May 2005 11:51
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                      Release Notes: A new "secure" boot time option was implemented, which prompts for root and DSL passwords. A "protect" boot time option that prompts for an encryption password and then triple DES encrypts the backup file was added. A "host" option can also be used to pass the host name. Webdata, a triple DES secure backup/restore to remote FTP servers was added. lspci now displays textual description from the PCI database. A "Add2Filetool" button was added to emelfm to easily select and add files to the filetool.lst. This also works from the CLI. Word view, Excel view, and PowerPoint view were updated to accept spaces in filenames.

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