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  •  10 Jun 2014 21:07
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    Release Notes: GParted has been upgraded to version 0.19.0. The Linux kernel has been upgraded to 3.14.4. Firefox has been updated to 29.0.1. OpenSSL was upgared to 1.0.1h. The "Sleep" button in the secure erase program now automatically wakes the computer after 5 seconds. Most people will no longer have to tap the power button. Support for ATI video cards was improved. A few rare bugs in the Parted Magic Mount program were fixed. NTFS file systems that were improperly unmounted now mount. A problem on some machines where the window manager would crash the mount program when the window size was set to zero was fixed.

    •  28 Apr 2014 16:38
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      Release Notes: This version offers upgrades of key software and few new additions. The PXE version is included with the other downloads. Clonezilla has been upgraded to 3.9.49, Partclone to 0.2.70, and drbl to 2.8.6. The Linux kernel has been upgraded to 3.14.2 and kernel-firmware-20140415git. A rare crash with Gsmartcontrol on some SSDs has been fixed. NTFS-3G has been upgraded 2014.2.15. OpenSSL has been upgraded to 1.0.1g.

      •  28 Feb 2014 16:35
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        Release Notes: Clonezilla has been updated to same version used in the stable release of Clonezilla Live. Make sure you boot in uEFI mode from the GRUB2 menu to ensure the Windows uEFI boot loader is properly installed. GParted is now 0.18.0. The Xorg Server has been updated to 1.15.0. Ddrescue-gui was updated to version 1.3. This version of Parted Magic is built on top of the Linux 3.13.4 kernel. After some careful testing, the authors were finally able to upgrade to gsmartcontrol-0.8.6 and smartmontools-6.2.

        •  05 Jan 2014 02:03
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          Release Notes: This version of Parted Magic updates many programs, introduces a few new ones, and adds a new module system. The most notable program updates include Linux kernel 3.12.6, ClamTK 5.01, File Roller 3.10.0, Mozilla Firefox 26.0, and GParted 0.17.0. A few programs were added. These include Gpointing Device Settings, Rdiff Backup, Wimlib, PCRegEdit, and many new Perl modules for the ClamTK upgrade. A new module system drastically reduces the amount of RAM needed to use extra programs, and works exactly like the old system.

          •  12 Nov 2013 01:53
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            Release Notes: The default File Manger and Desktop Manager is now PCManFM. There is a one-click option in the Network menu to install VirtualBox. At this time, only 32bit is supported. uEFI support for CD/DVD booting has been improved. The 64bit and 32bit kernel modules are now in two separate initramfs. There are lots of little improvements in the Secure Erase GUI. Parted Magic now includes Redshift GUI for those spending many hours at the machine at night. All Xorg drivers have been updated to the newest releases. The Linux kernel has been upgraded to long-term support version 3.10.18.

            •  26 Sep 2013 20:04
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              Release Notes: This version includes a new GUI for Secure Erase and a GUI for DDRescue. It now boots normally on Windows 8 machines with Secure Boot enabled. There is a completely new layout for the panel menu, and many updated programs.

              •  08 Sep 2013 18:09
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                Release Notes: This unstable version adds a new GUI for Secure Erase. More testing needs to be done before it's safe to use on production systems.

                •  10 Aug 2013 18:21
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                  Release Notes: This release adds improved international language, USB, and video support. Dutch, Ukrainian, and Turkish language support has been added. Asian language support has been improved by adding the SCIM input method by default. The panel menu now has vastly better translations for all supported languages. pptp networking support has been added to the Network Manager. Support has improved for USB and USB flash drives and for ATI and Intel graphics cards.

                  •  02 Aug 2013 04:33
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                    Release Notes: This is probably the most thoroughly-tested version of Parted Magic that's been done in a while. More attention has been given to fixing old problems than to adding new features (though there are quite a few new ones). The program to download virus definitions has been overhauled to show more information after the download is complete, such as the size of the files and the version. You can also decide to download the main, the daily, or both. The program which displays which programs are installed has been split into groups instead of a 1,000-package list.

                    •  21 Jul 2013 20:45
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                      Release Notes: This release has moved away from extracting udev from systemd to using eudev. So far, the results have been an improvement. Clonezilla has been updated. There is also a reworked syslinux.cfg and an all new GRUB UEFI menu.

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