Today we are pleased to announce the release of OS4 OpenDesktop 13.4. With this releases we bring in a lot of updates as well as some new functionality to enhance one of the most popular linux distributions around.
OS4 OpenDesktop 13.4 comes in a 32 bit release as well as 64 bit release. Since the 32 bit release is still somewhat popular we decided to keep producing the 32 bit release.
With this release we bring in over 200 updates to applications and as well as the core system. With this release we include:
kernel 3.2.0-39 which provides new drivers as well as stability enhancements to the kernel
Google Maps replacing Nokia Maps
VNC as well as Remote Desktop
Dayplanner replacing Orage
Those are some of the updates to applications. We also include some new lower level features which include.
full support for HFS+ and Appletalk for Macintosh compatibility.
Oracle Cluster Filesystem support
Updated SHIM bootloader for booting on Windows 8 certified PC's (64 bit ONLY)
OS4 Visual Subsystem 5.1.1 which includes some new and refined icons and two new Windows themes, OS4 Radiance and Ambiance which bring the windows controls to the left side of the Window theme.
We hope you guys like the update and you can download it from our Sourceforge download page.
OS4 Sourceforge Project
If you would like to contribute to OS4 development you can make a donation here. All donations go to the OS4 project which includes replacing broken equipment, paying developers and paying for web hosting. No donation is too small or too big.
If you would like to order a copy of OS4 on an installable USB key you can do that here as well. We do take domestic and international orders.
International Orders (These are orders to ALL countries outside of the USA and Puerto Rico) these are a little more expensive to cover costs of international shipping and customs.
If you just want to donate to the project without purchasing any product you can donate here.
Your donations will be used for the following purposes
Finance the distribution
Pay for things like website maintenance
Fund the work of developers
Why donate? Black Lab Linux is free of cost to download and funding is necessary to keep Black Lab Linux free to download as well as aid in costs of maintaining a distribution
How much should I donate? Anything you want to donate, the amount doesnt matter.