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When you donate to the Black Lab Linux Project it helps us with many things:

Domain renewals
Aging equipment replacement

How much should you donate? Any amount you wish. No matter how large or small it goes to the project. We also take hardware donations as well. Contact for details. We thank you for your support.

Friday, April 5, 2013

OS4 OpenDesktop 13.4 Released

Today we are pleased to announce the release of OS4 OpenDesktop 13.4.  With this releases we bring in a lot of updates as well as some new functionality to enhance one of the most popular linux distributions around.

OS4 OpenDesktop 13.4 comes in a 32 bit release as well as 64 bit release.  Since the 32 bit release is still somewhat popular we decided to keep producing the 32 bit release.

With this release we bring in over 200 updates to applications and as well as the core system.  With this release we include:

kernel 3.2.0-39 which provides new drivers as well as stability enhancements to the kernel

Firefox 20.0

Thunderbird 17.0.4

Google Maps replacing Nokia Maps

VNC as well as Remote Desktop

Dayplanner replacing Orage

gNote 0.8.2

Those are some of the updates to applications.  We also include some new lower level features which include.

ZFS 0.6.1

full support for HFS+ and Appletalk for Macintosh compatibility.

Oracle Cluster Filesystem support

Updated SHIM bootloader for booting on Windows 8 certified PC's (64 bit ONLY)

OS4 Visual Subsystem 5.1.1 which includes some new and refined icons and two new Windows themes, OS4 Radiance and Ambiance which bring the windows controls to the left side of the Window theme.

We hope you guys like the update and you can download it from our Sourceforge download page.

 OS4 Sourceforge Project

 If you would like to contribute to OS4 development you can make a donation here.  All donations go to the OS4 project which includes replacing broken equipment, paying developers and paying for web hosting.  No donation is too small or too big.

If you would like to order a copy of OS4 on an installable USB key you can do that here as well.  We do take domestic and international orders.

Domestic Orders


International Orders (These are orders to ALL countries outside of the USA and Puerto Rico) these are a little more expensive to cover costs of international shipping and customs.

OS4 OpenDesktop International Order

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