Point Linux 13.04.1 Release Notes

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These release notes for Point Linux 13.04 (Taya) provide an overview of the release and document the known issues with Point Linux 13.04.


Point Linux 13.04.1 overview

The purpose: Desktop PC distro
Target audience: Experienced users and business/IT sector
Based on: Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Kernel: 3.2.0-4
DE: Mate 1.4.2
Compiz: Available in repo. Not installed by default
DM: LightDM
Distro format: LiveCD/USB, LiveDVD/USB
Supported architectures: i386 (i686-pae), amd64
Distro language: English in Live Session, Localized during the HD installation.
Installer: GUI Point Linux Installer 0.15.2

What's new in Point Linux 13.04.1

Point Linux 13.04.1 is a minor bugfix release. It generally has the same specs as Point Linux 13.04 However, it also offers some improvements as well:

Changes in distribution

Firefox 21.0;
Stable Debian 'Wheezy' packages;
Debian repo moved to cdn.debian.net;
Point Linux repo moved to cdn.pointlinux.org;
ftp CLI utility added;
MATE 1.6 migration simplified;

Changes in Point Linux Installer

Installer downloads and installs IBus and input method packages when CJK languages detected;
Installer removes VirtualBox guest additions in target system when VirtualBox is not detected;
Installer creates /media/cdrom and /media/usb folders in target system;
Installer creates /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00CDMountPoint and /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00trustcdrom in target system;

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