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PostPosted: Fri 27 Mar 2009, 23:03    Post_subject:  Puppy 4.2 Final
Sub_title: ... Standard and Retro versions
 



Both the Standard and Retro versions of Puppy Linux 4.2 (Final) are now available from ibiblio.org and will shortly be mirrored by our community servers. The standard version is 99.99Mb so it manages to uphold the Puppy tradition for standard releases being < 100Mb ... just! Razz

Puppy 4.2 "Deep Thought" is the first Official non-CE version of Puppy without Barry Kauler making the final choices since its inception. The release has been a truly collaborative effort, as can been seen from the 4.2 Official Release Notes.

I want to take this opportunity to thank each and every person that made a positive contribution to the development and testing of Puppy 4.2 "Deep Thought". I think the end result justifies all of the hard work and sleepless nights that went into producing this landmark version of Puppy. Well done, gang!

ftp @ ibiblio.org:

Puppy 4.2 Standard Edition
Puppy 4.2 Retro Edition

md5sums:


Puppy 4.2 Standard md5 text file
Puppy 4.2 Retro md5 text file

Mirrors:
http://www.pkagfiles.net/puppy-official/4.20/ User=puppy Pwd=puppylinux
http://puppylinux.ca/puppyfiles/ User=puppy Pwd=linux
http://puppyisos.org/isos/2009-01-to-06/4.2/ User=puppy Pwd=linux



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PostPosted: Fri 27 Mar 2009, 23:26    Post_subject:  


4.2 Icewm 'Sand' theme, with JQ8flat-lite icons and pet Lobster
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Well done, gang!


add the Puppy desktop as your default webpage
tweak and poodle parlour to your own preferences
http://pupweb.org/desktop/
. . . and have fun . . .

Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuQZRnTFZKw

Presentation
http://tmxxine.com/dt/42.swf

Well done Warren. I feel the success of this project was assured by your skilled efforts. Everyone worked well together

Dog biscuits all 'round . . .
Woof! Woof! Very Happy

Wot no reviews yet? Cool

Digg it here
http://digg.com/linux_unix/Puppy_Linux_reveals_Meaning_of_Life

Take a deep breath . . .

. . . we can now start on the 5.xx series Embarassed
http://pupweb.org/wikka/PuppyKennel
Forum thread
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=289250#289250

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PostPosted: Fri 27 Mar 2009, 23:30    Post_subject:  

well I wish the best for this release Smile Its been fun guys Smile
ttuuxxx

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 00:38    Post_subject:  

Laughing CONGRATS WARREN & ALL!!

Best wishes

Regards

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Roy

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 00:59    Post_subject: Puppy 4.2 Final  

If I may, I would like to make a quick observation or two here:

As I followed the discussions throughout the development threads, it became quite obvious just how much work and personal effort were spent by all involved to create this 4.2 Final edition for the public. A lot of tough decisions had to be made throughout the entire process, too... and I am thoroughly impressed by each and every member's contribution!

WhoDo, a special thanks goes to you for including a Retro version of 4.2 so quickly. I honestly didn't expect you to get that accomplished until much later. Thank you!

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 01:23    Post_subject:  

Congratulations

To all the devs and testers. Mr. Green

Thank you Warren Very Happy

Mick

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James C


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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 01:28    Post_subject:  

Fantastic job everyone!Posting from 4.20 standard right now. I tried most of the alpha and beta releases and the progress was amazing.Great job and take a well deserved breather.
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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 01:34    Post_subject:  

Reminds me of the Carpenters song 'We've Only Just Begun'
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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 01:49    Post_subject:  

Huge thanks from me too. I am using 4.2RC4 just now, and about to download the final. You guys are really driving Puppy in to something special.
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linuxcbon

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 01:56    Post_subject:  

Impressive team job !
(sorry couldn't test much, computer broke, not much time...)
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Libretto100ct

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 02:06    Post_subject:  

Outstanding!

Will be upgrading RC4 to the Final Release this morning.

Thank you to all involved.
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tronkel


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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 02:53    Post_subject:  

Well done to the Deep Thought team. Great looking as well. A landmark version.
Very Happy Cool

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magerlab

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 03:18    Post_subject:  

congratulations to everyone for your great efforts!
i'm really confused now Very Happy
there are so many puppies to choose
it is not an easy choice.
downloading the iso now.
puppy is a very interesting game!

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 03:26    Post_subject:  

Hi,

In 4.2 Final..bcm43xx is still being a problem...for those of you who wants a workaround..just edit /etc/rc.d/MODULESCONFIG (line 33) delete the red word

PREFLIST=' rt2500usb:rt73usb ath5k:ath_pci orinoco_nortel:hostap_plx orinoco_plx:hostap_plx orinoco_tmd:hostap_plx orinoco_pci:hostap_pci bcm43xx:wl b43:wl b43legacy:wl ssb:wl prism54:p54pci r8169:r8101 rtl8187:r8187 '

and reboot, then go to network wizard and bcm43xx won't be loaded

Cheers

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mawebb88

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Mar 2009, 03:53    Post_subject:  Well Done"  

Just downloading 4,2 standard Final now, Really looking forward to using it, My heartfelt thanks to all the team. Its getting me nearer to ditching Windows which I still occasionally have to use (my scanner does not work with Puppy)

Rgds Mike
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