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Slax 9.8.0 - released on 18th of February 2019

  • Updated to most recent packages from Debian stretch
  • Added feature to genslaxiso to allow exclusion of specified slax core modules when rebuilding the iso

  • Slax 9.7.0 - released on 29th of January 2019

  • Set hostname to 'slax' in /etc/hosts too
  • The 'slax activate' command now copies activated module to RAM only if necessary
  • When USB device is plugged in, filemanager is open with the mounted drive
  • Adding usb-modeswitch and pm-utils
  • mksquashfs parameters were tweaked to gain better compression, this version of Slax is now 10MB smaller

  • Slax 9.6.6 - released on 2nd of January 2019

  • Added forgotten intel drivers for xorg
  • Added possibility to disable automounted, either by removing 'automount' boot option, or by setting it to noautomount

  • Slax 9.6.5 - released on 24th of December 2018

  • Devices and disks/CDs auto-appear in filemanager (eg. when USB is pluged in)
  • Fixed starting of applications which have multiple Exec= lines in .desktop file, this currently causes libreoffice to be unusable
  • Fixed screen resolution change to properly detect and ignore disconnecteddisplays
  • Added dvd+rw-tools

  • Slax 9.6.4 - released on 26th of November 2018

  • start X on vt7 as it is usually the case
  • implemented scrollbar indicator for xlunch, so user can see if there are more icons
  • let user select only text-mode boot by specifying 'text' boot parameter
  • rewritten dir2sb and sb2dir commands to act as conversion utilities
  • added b43 broadcom firmwares
  • added documentation describing how to customize Slax
  • added genslaxiso command to Slax to create new ISO file optionally adding new modules
  • properly set gateway address on PXE clients when pxe server is started in Slax
  • make xlunch rely on Terminal=true/false settings in .desktop entry, do not guess

  • Slax 9.6.3 - released on 20th of November 2018

  • Fixed persistent changes on 64bit version
  • Fixed missing depmod in pxe script

  • Slax 9.6.0 - released on 15th of November 2018

  • Configured timezone to UTC to show correct clock
  • Fixed PXE booting, add 'pxe' command (script) which starts PXE server in Slax
  • Disabled chromium cache by default

  • Slax 9.5.0 - released on 23rd of July 2018

  • fixed launching chromium from fluxbox menu
  • fixed several xlunch issues
  • updated to latest Debian stable

  • Slax 9.4.0 - released on 26th of March 2018

  • add rfkill so users can switch on/off their wifi devices
  • make xlunch in Slax search for icons in /usr/share/pixmaps too, else many apps won't show up in the list
  • if there are more rows with icons in xLunch, next row is displayed at the bottom of screen, should be on top
  • include libdrm-intel1, libgl1-mesa-dri, libglu1-mesa packages in Slax for direct rendering. Adds 8 MB :(
  • allright, add /usr/share/games to PATH
  • enable hotkeys in alsa config (enabling volumeUp/Dn/mute buttons)
  • if filesystem is not known, do not add partition to fstab, else it fails miserably
  • add xarchiver
  • remove unneded packages grub* vim* debconf-i18n installation-report
  • consider cbatticon as battery monitor
  • Setup file associations in file manager, as per this suggestion
  • add shortcuts to apps which will auto-install and then run

  • Slax 9.3.0 - released on 24th of December 2017

  • add nonfree firmware drivers for WIFI support
  • add wicd network manager
  • auto-update xlunch each time it starts so users see newly installed apps
  • make keyboard layout persistent
  • update booting (fix ntfs/ext4 support, add newest syslinux)