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Version 1.5 released!

Last update on June 6, 2014.

Version 1.5 released!

Version 1.5 is now available from the download page.

This release improves the installer, ships Debian updates, changes and adds some new software.

Changes in version 1.5:

  • Impoved installer: add boot flag to root partition, try to fix progress bar not updating.
  • New App! "Kwheezy Connector" will easily setup mounted WebDAV and SFTP connections. Auto-mount available.
  • Updated to Debian 7.4
  • Default font changed to Deja Vu Sans.
  • Google Earth updated to version 7, now supporting proper Qt4, stable...ish.
  • PDF-Shuffler replaces PDFmod. Same functionality, but pygtk instead of mono.
  • Quick USB Formatter is installed by default.
  • KDE ...

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Version 1.4 released!

Last update on Feb. 28, 2014.

Version 1.4 released!

Version 1.4 is now available from the download page.

This release is mostly a bunch of minor fixes and improvements to the out-the-box experience.

Changes in version 1.4:

  • Fix for entering accents in LibreOffice (disable iBus by default).
  • Firefox and Thunderbird 24 ESR are now default.
  • Cdrtools (original and best) replaces wodim and genisoimage as default Burning/ISO tools.
  • Kopete and Linphone replace Jitsi as default XMPP chat and video calling.
  • Kwheezy Autostart Chooser has additional choices, including iBus.
  • Make KGet and Kopete "Always Visible" in system tray by default.
  • Allow kwheezy-livecd package to be uninstalled without removing ...

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Version 1.2 released!

Last update on Nov. 27, 2013.

Version 1.2 released!

Version 1.2 is now available from the download page.

This release has three main focuses. Stabilizing the installer, Linux Gaming and Removing the third party repo deb-multimedia.org.

Changes in version 1.2:

  • Incorporates a couple of remaining installer bug fixes.
  • Kwheezy Profiler, a new GUI tool to backup and restore user profiles.
  • Rekonq browser updated to 2.3.2.
  • Steam client installed by default.
  • PlayOnLinux installed by default.
  • Some open source games (kdegames, dreamchess) included.
  • deb-multimedia.org packages replaced by official Debian packages. The necessary codecs / decoders included from Kwheezy repo instead.
  • Some minor tweaking here and there ...

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Version 1.1 released!

Last update on Sept. 21, 2013.

Version 1.1 released!

Version 1.1 is now available from the download page.

The new version is geared towards better locale/language support. Keyboard selection and installing addition locales for better language support.

Changes in version 1.1:

  • Minor improvements to the installer. Including the hardware clock to local-time fix.
  • Keyboard selection before and after installation. New app called "Kwheezy Keyboard Selector".
  • Locale (language) support. New app called "Kwheezy Localizer".
  • Firefox/Thunderbird language extensions.
  • Firefox now supports magnet links out-the-box and Flashgot addon enabled with Kget as download manager.
  • KDE Touchpad Configuration now installed by default.
  • No login sound in Live session (speeds ...

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Version 1.0.1 Released

Last update on Sept. 16, 2013.

Version 1.0.1 Released

Version 1.0.1 has been released. This is a maintenance release to fix installation issues with certain drives/hard disks.

There is no other changes, no new features etc. from version 1.0. Just the installer fixes.

If you have downloaded 1.0 already and it installs sucessfully, there is no need to get 1.0.1.

If you are having installation problems, and you don't want to download 1.0.1, you can follow the wiki entitled "Installation Problems?".

The new ISO images are on a newly acquired download server. I purchased some cheap web hosting in ...

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Version 1.0 Released!

Last update on Sept. 16, 2013.

Version 1.0 Released!

Kwheezy 1.0 Released!

The first official release, version 1.0 is finished and available for download here.

Kwheezy 1.0 is available for both 32bit and 64bit x86 architectures.

It weighs in at a whopping 3.7GB, which is pretty darn heavy for a new-born. That's because it's jam packed full of goodies. You shouldn't need to install much extra to get going.

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