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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Testing 263 Released

Today we are pleased to announce the release of Testing 263.  NOTICE:  There will not be a testing 264 for the week of June 18 - 24 as some developers will be on vacation. Builds will resume in two weeks.

Testing releases are not recommended for production environments it is to test new features of Black Lab Linux as such Testing releases are released with NO warranty and we are not responsible for any data loss

Testing 263 includes the following improvements:

MATE 1.16
kernel 4.8.0-54
Security updates to the kernel from June 5th to June 9th
Improvements to the NVIDIA driver installations
Improvements to installation on recycled Google Search Appliances

Testing 263 has the following issues

ACER Aspire E 5 trackpad non-funtional
Installation quits during "configuring hardware" on Oracle X-6 Server
On ACER Aspire AIO Direct install crashes must boot in live mode and install from a live session
32 bit UEFI still non-functional on UEFI systems either disable secureboot or use 64 bit
Installation to JFS filesystem causes "fsck.jfs not found" upon boot (fix:  go into synaptic and remove btrfs utils package)
RealVNC installation crashes session
Caja crashes when you are on a Windows Share for too long

You can download Testing 263 from here

http://distro.ibiblio.org/blacklab/weekly/testing-263-x64.iso
http://distro.ibiblio.org/blacklab/weekly/testing-263-x64.iso.md5
http://distro.ibiblio.org/blacklab/weekly/testing-263-x64.iso.sha256