Dyne:bolic GNU/Linux is a live bootable cd, containing a whole
operating system that works straight from boot, without the need to
install or change anything on the hard disk. It focuses on
providing a large assortment of applications for audio and video
manipulation, including Blender,
Ardour, Audacity, MuSE, ReZoung,
After 6 months of development this release stabilizes and updates the
core system, also providing recent versions of most used software and
some important new functionalities.
New features: writable NTFS support (ntfs-3g) now lets you save data
and nest also on Windows NT formatted partitions, firewire audio cards
are now supported by Jack (Freebob). Nesting capability is made even
more easy to operate as nests can be mounted without reboot: just stick
your usb key and double click on a nest to have it mounted.
New software: Ekiga, Guarddog
plus all the GtkPython and
WxPython libraries. Text console usage is enhanced by a fully
functional mail setup with Mutt, Msmtp, Fetchmail, Procmail and
Spamassassin, the text based presentation tool TPP and the Rtorrent
download client. A graphical desktop repair button and a mount utility
for Ssh accounts are also provided.
Updated software include Ardour2, Gimp,
Audacity, FreeJ, Nicotine+,
Ktorrent, Rox and toolkit libraries as Gtk, Cairo and Wx.
Fixes include a better interface for wifi configuration, a desktop
repair button, harddisk storage detection and yet more issues have been
solved for an increasingly smooth usage.
Also external modules are on the way to be updated and an EXTRAS 2nd CD
will be soon released providing automatic installation of popular
additional modules as OpenOffice,
Devel, Java, Wine and kernel
As if all this wouldn't be enough, the dyne:bolic community is
blossoming several specialized modules, developed by and for musicians
and media artists