Recent Releases

Regular 2017072626 Jul 2017 14:03 minor feature: Linux 4.9.38/4.12.2; Mesa 17.1.5; Firefox 54.0.1; iproute2 4.12.0, strace 4.18; ALSA 1.1.4; NetworkManager 1.8.2, ModemManager 1.6.8; cinnamon: 3.4.4; gnome3: 3.24.3; icewm: Chromium 59; kde4: 4.14.34; kde5: 5.36.0/5.10.4/17.04.3; mate: sane 1.0.27; wmaker: Palemoon 27.5.0-pre
Starterkits 2017061212 Jun 2017 19:12 minor feature: Linux 4.4.68 / 4.9.28; NetworkManager 1.6.2; Firefox 45.9.0; alterator 5.0 (HiDPI-ready); icewm: Chromium 58; kde5: 5.34.0 / 5.9.4 / 16.12.3; wmaker: 0.95.8, Palemoon 27.3.0
Regular 2017051717 May 2017 13:46 major feature: Linux 4.9.28 / 4.10.16; xorg-server 1.19.3; Mesa 17.0.5; NetworkManager 1.7.91; Firefox 53.0.2; alterator 5.0; make-initrd 2.0.4; coreutils 8.27+, grep 3.0+, gzip 1.8+, sed 4.4+, tar 1.29+; systemd 233; tcl/tk 8.6.6; xfsprogs 4.10.0; cinnamon: 3.4.0; enlightenment: 0.21.7, efl 1.19.0; gnome3: 3.24.2; icewm: Chromium 57; kde5: 5.33.0 / 5.9.5 / 17.04.0; lxqt: qupzilla 2.1.2; wmaker: 0.95.8
Starterkits 2017031213 Mar 2017 15:01 major feature: Linux 4.4.52/4.9.13; Mesa 12.0.6; sudo 1.8.19; NetworkManager 1.4.4; Firefox ESR 45.8.0; icewm: Chromium 56; lxqt: Qupzilla 2.0.2; wmaker: Palemoon 27.1.2; kde4: 4.14.28; kde5: 5.31.0 / 5.9.2 / 16.08.3; lxqt: use NM; lxde: lxpanel 0.9.3, pcmanfm 1.2.5; gnome3: 3.22 (on wayland); enlightenment: 0.21.5, efl 1.18.4; cinnamon: 3.2.8; desktop images: added cpu-x; server: VNC install support
Regular 2017022222 Feb 2017 14:53 major feature: rpm 4.13; Linux 4.4.50/4.9.11; xorg-server 1.19.1; Mesa 17.0.0; systemd 232+; perl 5.24.1; mdadm 4.0; sudo 1.8.19; NetworkManager 1.6.1+; wpa_supplicant 2.6; Firefox ESR 51.0.1; icewm: Chromium 56; lxqt: Qupzilla 2.1.1; wmaker: Palemoon 27.1.0; kde4: 4.14.28; kde5: KF5 5.30.0 / 5.8.4 / 16.08.3; lxqt: use NM; lxde: lxpanel 0.9.3, pcmanfm 1.2.5; gnome3: evolution/epiphany 3.22.5; enlightenment: 0.21.5, efl 1.18.3, terminology 1.0.0; cinnamon: 3.2.8; desktop images: added cpu-x; tde: archived (20170111); considerable bugfixes
Starterkits 2016121212 Dec 2016 18:18 minor feature: Linux 4.4.38/4.8.14; Firefox ESR 45.5.1; NetworkManager 1.4.2; fixed RO/RW LiveCD modes; better partition alignment; new flavours: server-pve, sysv-xfce; dropped vm-net (use cloud); server: multipath support; enlightenment: 0.21.4 (efl 1.18.3); gnome: 3.20.4; icewm: switched to chromium 55; kde4: 4.14.28; kde5: 5.28.0/5.8.4/16.08.3 (Qt 5.6.2); lxqt: 0.10.0, qupzilla 2.0.1; mate: 1.12; rescue: added pdsh, sshpt, exabgp, nfs-utils; wmaker: palemoon 27.0.2
Regular 2016110909 Nov 2016 15:47 minor feature: Linux 4.4.30/4.8.6; Firefox 49.0.2; NetworkManager 1.4.2; enlightenment: 0.21.3 (efl 1.18.2); gnome: 3.22.1 (bunch of 3.22.2 packages); icewm, wmaker: palemoon 26.5.0; kde4: 4.14.25; kde5: 5.27.0/5.8.2/16.08.2 (Qt 5.6.2); lxqt: 0.11.0, qupzilla 2.0.2; mate: 1.16; rescue: added pdsh, sshpt, exabgp
Regular 2016092828 Sep 2016 21:21 minor feature: Linux 4.4.22/4.7.5; Mesa 12.0.3; NetworkManager 1.4.1; enlightenment: efl 1.18.1; gnome: 3.22.0; kde5: 5.26.0/5.7.4/16.08.1; icewm, wmaker: palemoon 26.4.1 instead of seamonkey; better bluetooth/touchpad support
Starterkits 2016091228 Sep 2016 21:21 minor feature: Linux 4.4.20/4.7.3; xorg-server 1.18.4, Mesa 12.0.2; Firefox ESR 45.3.0; NetworkManager 1.4.0; cinnamon: 3.0.6; enlightenment: 0.21.2; gnome3: 3.20.4; kde4: 4.14.23; kde5: 5.25.0/5.7.4/16.04.3
Regular 2016083131 Aug 2016 12:39 minor feature: Goodbye Summer release; Linux 4.4.19/4.7.2; systemd 231; updated xorg-drv-intel; Firefox 48.0.1; NetworkManager 1.4.0; enlightenment: 0.21.2; gnome3: 3.20.4; kde4: 4.14.23: kde5: 5.25.0/5.7.3/16.04.3; lxqt, xfce: updated packages; rescue: btrfs-progs 4.7.1
Regular 2016072727 Jul 2016 11:04 minor feature: Linux 4.4.15/4.6.4; xorg-server 1.18.4; Mesa 12.0.1; Firefox 47.0.1; NetworkManager 1.2.2; cinnamon: 3.0.7; enlightenment: 0.20.10; gnome3: 3.20.3; kde4: 4.14.20; kde5: 5.24.0/5.7.1/16.04.3; lxde, lxqt: updated packages
Starterkits 2016061220 Jun 2016 14:35 major feature: New stable branch builds including Linux 4.4.13 / 4.5.7, xorg-server 1.18.3, Mesa 11.1.3, Firefox ESR 45.1.1, NetworkManager 1.2.2, smartmontools 6.5; cinnamon 3.0.4, enlightenment 0.20.9, gnome3 3.20.2, kde4 4.14.20 / 15.12.2, kde5 5.22.0 / 5.6.4 / 16.04.1, lxde 0.99.1, lxqt 0.10.0 (KF5 5.6.3, Qt 5.6.0), mate 1.12, xfce 4.12; merged server installers; added initial cloud disk image for OpenStack and a beta installer for the same; branded "BaseALT"
Regular 2016051111 May 2016 09:35 minor feature: Linux 4.1.21/4.5.3; Firefox 46; smartmontools 6.5; gnome3: 3.20.2
Regular 2016042727 Apr 2016 14:09 minor feature: Linux 4.1.21/4.5.2; Mesa 11.1.3; xorg-server 1.18.3; openssh 7.2p2; systemd 229; Firefox 45.0.2; Seamonkey 2.40; NM 1.2.0; ntfs-3g 2016.2.22; cinnamon: 3.0; gnome3: 3.20.1; icewm, kde4, kde5, lxde, lxqt, mate: updated packages; fixed plymouth bootsplash for installed systems; rescue: fixed forensics bootargs for EFI case (F2 in refind).
Starterkits 2016031212 Mar 2016 13:48 minor feature: images licensed under GPLv2+; Linux 3.14.64/4.1.19/2.6.32-042stab113.11; Firefox ESR 38.6.1 (w/H.264), Seamonkey 2.40; improved default partitioning; openssh w/ed25519; autologin support in installer; jeos: added mdadm; rescue: added firmware, benchmarks, netsec tools; slightly reworked server images
Regular 2016030909 Mar 2016 19:07 minor feature: Linux 4.1.19/4.4.4, Mesa 11.1.2; gparted 0.25; enlightenment 0.20.5, kde4 4.14.16/15.12.1, kde5 5.5.4/5.19.0/15.12.2, mate 1.12; updated browsers; added autologin knob during installation; rescue: added firmware
Regular 2016012020 Jan 2016 19:16 minor feature: Linux 4.1.15/4.4.0+; OpenSSH 7.1p1+ (NB: DSA and DH SHA1 disabled by default); Firefox 43.0.4; Xorg 1.18.0; Mesa 11.1.1; recent cinnamon, enlightenment, gnome3, kde4, kde5 versions; GRUB "boot" password feature support
Starterkits 2015121212 Dec 2015 20:52 minor feature: Linux 3.14.58/4.1.14; Firefox ESR 38.4.0; added server-samba4 (Samba-DC); server-*: added firmware to installers and postfix/screen to default packages; desktop livecds: added gparted, use NTP; rescue: added hashcat, hivex
Regular 2015111111 Nov 2015 09:26 minor bugfix: Linux 4.1.13/4.2.6, ALSA 1.1.0, Firefox 42, Seamonkey 2.39, powertop 2.8; updated packages in gnome3, kde4, kde5, mate flavours; rescue: don't timeout before STP-enabled port is up when running in "remote access" mode
Regular 2015110404 Nov 2015 18:07 major feature: Linux 4.1.12/4.2.5; Firefox 41.0.2; cinnamon 2.8.2, gnome3 3.18.0, enlightenment 0.20.0-beta, icewm 1.3.11, kde4 4.14.10, kde5 5.15.0, lxqt 0.10.0, mate 1.10, wmaker 0.95.7, xfce 4.12.3; rescue: remote access mode; cinnamon, lxde: initial vietnamese/korean/chinese IM support
Starterkits 2015091215 Sep 2015 20:45 minor feature: Linux 3.14.51/4.1.6; Firefox ESR 38.2.1; cinnamon, lxde: initial vietnamese/korean/chinese IM support; rescue: added wireless packages; xfce4: better terminal fonts.
Regular 2015061010 Jun 2015 15:56 minor feature: Linux 3.14.43/4.0.5; rescue ISO got a new boot target for iKVM (auto rootpw, DHCP, access params at tty1); better fonts in desktop images (cinnamon 2.6.7, e19 0.19.99, gnome3 3.16.2, kde4 4.14.8/15.4.1, lxqt 0.9.0, xfce 4.12.2 et al).
Starterkits 2015031212 Mar 2015 17:54 minor feature: Linux updated to 3.14.35/3.19.1, Mesa to 10.0.5, icewm to 1.3.8, lxqt to 0.8.0, wmaker to 0.95.6; "waiting for /dev/disk" fixed; jeos uses trivial autoparitioning by default; rescue got fixed fuse-zfs; desktop images use "RW slice" on USB flash under EFI too now; better yet fonts; many package updates and configuration tweaks in all images.
Regular 2014122424 Dec 2014 14:14 minor feature: IceWM, Cinnamon and Rescue flavours have been updated to Linux 3.18.1 (works with Haswell GPUs); GNOME3, KDE4 as well as Cinnamon and E19 ones have been updated to current stable DE releases; core package updates all over the map.
Starterkits 2014121212 Dec 2014 21:40 minor feature: Razor-qt flavour upgraded to LXQt 0.7.0; new builder LiveCD with ALT Linux toolchain; a few more FUSEs and benchmarks to the rescue. These are stable quarterly builds.
Regular 2014101515 Oct 2014 07:50 minor feature: LXQt flavour updated to 0.8.0 (and cool-retro-term); GNOME3 partially updated to 3.14.1; all of regular images are weekly built as usual.
Regular 2014100101 Oct 2014 14:30 minor feature: GNOME3 flavour updated to 3.14.0 (NB: frowns upon llvmpipe); rescue got working fuse-zfs; all of regular images are weekly built as usual.
Regular 2014092425 Sep 2014 11:39 minor feature: Enlightenment flavour updated to E19; all of regular images are weekly built as usual.
Starterkits 2014091214 Sep 2014 14:02 minor feature: Images rebuilt on recent stable branch state and include some font tweaks this time of year (these are quarterly builds).
28 Jul 2014 18:13 minor feature: