Sunday, September 2, 2012

OLPC OS 12.1.0

Daniel Drake has announced the release of OLPC OS 12.1.0, a Linux distribution created under the initiative of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project to provide children in developing countries with low-cost laptops: "We're pleased to announce the release of OLPC OS 12.1.0 for XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75. OLPC OS 12.1.0 is a new software release focusing on improving the XO-1.75 user experience, and undertaking a much-needed technological shift for Sugar's internals to GTK+ 3.x. Additionally, XO-1.5 and XO-1 continue to be supported in this release, and we include a variety of new features and fixes. Features: Sugar 0.96; transition of Sugar components to GTK+ 3; write to the journal any time; a new icon in the Sugar frame allows for any currently-selected text to be dictated by the internal speech engine; Browse, Wikipedia and Help have been moved from Mozilla to WebKit internally...." See the release announcement and release notes for further information. Download: 21021o0.img (656MB, MD5).

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