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DSL 2.1r2 Report

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DSL 2.1rc2 was released on the 13th and with it comes a few more enhancements, but still no wireless for srlinuxx. Sad

There didn't seem to be too many changes afoot this release other than a revamped torsmo look. Should I say a much improved torsmo look? This includes the addition of a laptop/noteboot battery monitor and the listing of your ip addy... provided of course you actually get an ip addy.

My wireless netcard was still inoperable here. I was most disappointed. However using the pcmcia tool in the dsl panel allowed easy switching to a wired card that is supported quite well.

In the menu I saw this online dictionary app that I'd never noticed before. That was fairly neato, as well as the ms word document converter and the graphical search tool.

Sorry so short, but that's about it.

The announcement reads:

DSL 2.1 Release Candidate 2 is now available in the download area here

Change log for RC2
1. Updated Calendar - supports year and full page printing Calendar
2. Improved Torsmo display
3. Torsmo now displays IP
4. Fixed boot error when trying to boot dsl embedded via cdrom
5. Fixed Mountpoint function to correctly handle multiple mounts of the same device
6. Fixed umounting UCI type extensions while running Fluxbox.

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