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microcore_v3.1rc4
« on: September 05, 2010, 10:39:43 PM »
Team Tiny Core is pleased to announce Micro Core 3.1 rc4 is now available for testing.
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/tinycorelinux/3.x/release_candidates/microcore/microcore_3.1rc4.iso

rc1
* New tce-size to display total size of an extension and dependencies needed to be downloaded.
* Updated /etc/passwd user nobody for missing "home" field.
* Updated /etc/shadow user root to remove default password.
* Added 'P)rovides' to ab  command line tiny appbrowser.
* Added -s option to tce-load to suppress OK when using command line tce-load -is

rc2
* Updated busybox to 1.17.1
* New multivt boot code for multiple virtual terminals.
* Removed unused libncurses and tset - available in recently posted ncurses.tcz

rc3
* Updated rc.shutdown - updated processing audit_marked.lst for extension removals.
* Updated tc-config - 'showapps' cleanup via the tce-load -s flag
* Updated tce-load - 'showapps' cleanup via the tce-load -s flag
* Updated tc-config to call /opt/bootsync.sh, which in turn calls previous /opt/bootlocal.sh &
* Updated filetool.lst adding /opt/bootsync.sh
* Updated filetool.sh for safebackup and new getopts, -b for backup, -p for prompt, -r restore, and -s safebackup
* Updated filetool GUI, tc-restore, and exittc to support new options and safebackup option.
* Updated tce-load with new getopts option of  -l for load-only, typically -wil = Download + Load Only
* Moved libXft.so.* into extension.
* Moved libXcursor.so.* into extension.

rc4
* tce-load install now works as copyinstall, does not allow overwrites.
* Added length check of 8 or more for entering passwords, getpasswd function.

Files likely in your backup that need to be updated:
/opt/.filetool.lst  - Need to add new /opt/bootsync.sh

Note the following have been updated:

Xlibs.gz
Xprogs.gz
flwm.tcz
flwm_topside.tcz
wbar.tcz

See Tiny Core announcement for more details regarding full X and GUI enhancements:
http://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php?topic=7182.0
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