CDlinux is a compact Linux distribution. It is small in size, yet rich in features. It ships with an up-to-date version of the Linux kernel, Xorg, Xfce, and many popular applications. It has good internationalization and locale support and is highly user-configurable.
|Tags||Operating Systems Linux Distributions CD-Based Systems Administration|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
|Implementation||Awk C Unix Shell|
Release Notes: This is a development release with a few bugfixes and many new features. The amountd scripts are revised to make them more robust. The init scripts are also revised for the udev to devtmpfs shift. The networking manager is changed to NetworkManager. Media Players are changed to VLC and XBMC. Chromium is added to the CE edition. Support for the proprietary nVidia driver is added to the CE edition. Support for IPv6 and VPN is enhanced.
Release Notes: This is a development release. Every bit was rebuilt from scratch. Almost all of the components were upgraded to their latest stable version. Major user noticeable changes include use of the new squashfs 4 filesystem. The ISO images are "hybrid"; you can boot them from a USB stick. There is a new amount hotplug daemon.
Release Notes: This is a bugfix release with no new features. The following bugs found in 0.9.6 were fixed: X wouldn't start on the standard edition; "X -configure" couldn't generate xorg.conf.new, Alt+Shift couldn't toggle between keyboard layouts, and the Java Plug-in for Firefox didn't work.
Release Notes: This release is a major upgrade. Almost all components were upgraded to their latest stable version, like Linux-126.96.36.199, Xorg-server-1.8.0, and Mesa-7.8.1. 2D/3D support is fairly good on almost all video cards based on ATi and Intel chips. PAE is also enabled in this release, allowing support for up to 64G of RAM. However, this means that you can't run this version of CDlinux on older CPUs (such as 5×86, K6, or Pentium), not even the mini edition.
Release Notes: This is yet another maintenance release concentrating on stability and usability. It adds a UTF-8 console (use the 'fbcon' command). It adds AbiWord back and upgrades it to 2.8.1. Korean support has been added. There are more optional add-on modules. A bug in the drcom package has been fixed. rc.font has been modified to omit removable devices. Package upgrades: Linux kernel 188.8.131.52, X.Org Server 1.6.5, CUPS 1.4.2, Poppler 0.12.2, Samba 3.4.2, Firefox 3.5.5, and JRE 6 u17. This will be the last version using X.Org 7.4.