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Revision as of 08:00, 9 June 2013

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

While 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 language detected;
Installer removes VirtualBox guest additions in target system when not run in VirtualBox;
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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