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  •  04 Jul 2005 00:44
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    Release Notes: The hard drive installation script has been tweaked, and Firefox and Gaim have been updated.

    •  04 Mar 2005 22:13
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      Release Notes: Rhapsody, didiwiki, xfsprogs, torsmo, gnupod, GRUB, and several Perl modules were added. Sylpheed replaced Thunderbird, Vim replaced zile and nvi, and emelfm replaced emelfm2. Ruby and XPaint were removed, and many packages were updated. Some small changes to the HD install script and rm-dpkg were made, and Kismet configuration files are now writable from the CD. A new experimental HD install script was also added.

      •  13 Feb 2005 11:44
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        Release Notes: The kernel was upgraded to version 2.4.27, thus incorporating SATA support, and various kernel modules and wireless drivers were updated. FreeNX, John the Ripper, kismet, Tcl 8.4, qemu, abcde, screen, the paketto package, and macchanger were added. The Monkey webserver was updated to version 0.9.0, and software for STV0680B-based digital cameras was added.

        •  30 Jan 2005 15:54
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          Release Notes: Feather is now around 115 Mb. Mtools, emelfm2, vncdec, elhttp, quagga, ion2, and Captive NTFS have been included. aircrack has been updated. IceWM and wman have been fixed. The dma, readahead, and custom-noram cheatcodes have been added. Scripts to download a Web development environment and the Distributed.net client have also been included.

          •  27 Nov 2004 16:14
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            Release Notes: Wakeonlan, a tool to send Wake-on-LAN packets, has been included, and aMSN and Arno's firewall script have been updated. A custom resolution option has been added, memory usage and hard drive boot time have been reduced slightly, and some small changes have been made to mplayer. It has been made possible to add users while running from a CD.

            •  07 Nov 2004 12:40
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              Release Notes: Pon and poff were fixed, the aMSN script was updated to 0.93, and user permissions were changed for various applications. This version adds openvpn, a tool to access VPNs, and tmsnc, a very usable text-based MSN client. An easy 'remaster' script can now save to a hard drive instead of using RAM, and various small scripts were tweaked.

              •  19 Sep 2004 19:59
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                Release Notes: This release adds wmapm, madwifi, and reiserfsck. It adds a new baby Tux background, makes dnsmasq.conf writable, and reverts the USB settings to the previous 0.5.7 ones. Other small bugfixes and changes were also made.

                •  04 Sep 2004 19:03
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                  Release Notes: New features include an "exclude files" option at boot, a background selection script, and a script to eject the CD while Feather is running. udhcpd was replaced with dnsmasq and wmapm with wmacpi, and the Monkey webserver was updated. The USB boot now only uses USB 1.1, and the hard drive installer's progress bar now shows the correct state of completion. Various custom package system bugs were also rectified.

                  •  24 Aug 2004 15:22
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                    Release Notes: This release includes an upgrade feature, so that users of 0.5.6 can seamlessly update. Midnight Commander now has more features. Experimental ReiserFS support for hard drive installs is now available. aircrack, udhcpd, Dillo 0.8.0, and ndiswrapper 0.10 were included. Fixes to various scripts were made, and the user's system configuration can now be restored from an HTTP or FTP site.

                    •  06 Aug 2004 19:07
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                      Release Notes: X settings can now be autodetected; this includes the resolution and mouse type. Firefox was updated to 0.9.1, and the Synaptic icon bug was fixed. Stress and cpuburn were added, and e2undel was removed due to recover already being included. In this release, various small bugs involving dpkg and scripts were fixed, and now many more Perl modules are incorporated.

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