Happy VUAlentine's Day, Devuan! :) May you manifold and spread all the love that dedicated people put into you!
Urban -- Sapere aude! Veteran Unix Admins wrote on 14.02.2018 10:48: > > Dear dev1rs > > the Veteran Unix Admins salute you! > > On February 14th 2015, Devuan unveiled a "pre-alpha" Valentine release > of Devuan Jessie  just a few months after the Veteran Unix Admins > declared their intention to fork Debian on November 27th 2014 . > That was the beginning of our collective journey. Now, three years > later, Valentine's day has more love for the Devuan community. The > long-awaited release of Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta (minor planet nr. 3568) > is here! > > ## So what's new in Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta? > > - OpenRC is installable using the expert install path > (thanks Maemo Leste!) > > - eudev has replaced systemd-udev (thanks Gentoo!) > > - elogind has been added as an alternative to consolekit > (thanks Gentoo!) > > - Desktop users can choose among fully functional XFCE (Default), KDE, > Cinnamon, LXQT, MATE, and LXDE desktops > > - CLI-oriented users can select the "Console productivity" task that > installs a fully-featured set of console-based utils and tools. > > - A .vdi disk image is now provided for use with VirtualBox. > > - ARM board kernels have been updated to 4.14 and 4.15 for most > boards. > > ## Devuan 2.0 ASCII Stable is on the horizon > > Although Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta has been powering thousands of servers > and desktops for the last two years and been extensively tested by the > Devuan community, it is being released as a beta because at Devuan we > value involvement and feedback. So we want even more extensive testing > of Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta to confirm "when it is ready" to be called a > Stable release. > > Once Devuan 2.0 ASCII Stable is released, our efforts will turn to > Devuan 3.0 Beowulf (minor planet nr. 38086). > > ## Download Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta > > **Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta at:** > http://files.devuan.org/devuan_ascii > > **Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta is available for amd64 and i386 in the > following flavours:** > > - installable live CD/DVD > - installation CD/DVD > - NETINST CDROM > - installable minimal live > - qcow/vagrant images > > **ARM:** > https://files.devuan.org/devuan_ascii/embedded/README.txt > > **Virtual machines:** > https://files.devuan.org/devuan_ascii/virtual/README.txt > > ## Upgrade to Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta > > Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta provides safe upgrade paths from Devuan 1.0 > Jessie, Debian 8.x Jessie, Debian 9.x Stretch. Just follow the > relevant instructions at: > https://devuan.org/os/documentation/dev1fanboy/migrate-to-ascii > https://devuan.org/os/documentation/dev1fanboy/upgrade-to-ascii > > ## Feedback (we love that!) > > If you try to install Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta from a DVD or CD setup > please test it offline (i.e., without a network connection and without > a configured mirror). If something goes wrong please try it online > (i.e., with a network connection and a configured mirror). And then > please report your findings to us including the list of packages as > given by `dpkg -l | gzip -9 > packagelist.gz` and the output of `cat > /var/lib/pam/session > pamconfig.txt` > > Please get in touch with us through one of the community channels > listed below or on freenode #devuan-dev for real-time interaction. > > ## Information and contacts > > Web: http://www.devuan.org > Forum: http://dev1galaxy.org > BTS: http://bugs.devuan.org > IRC: #devuan (freenode) > > Journalists please note: this announcement of Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta > release is mainly for internal testing not for wide redistribution. > An announcement for the Devuan 2.0 ASCII Stable release will > hopefully follow very soon. > > happy hacking! > > The dev1 team > >  You can find an archive of the pre-alpha Valentine release message here: > https://lists.dyne.org/lurker/message/20180213.205150.929bbd85.en.html >  https://devuan.org/os/debian-fork/ > > _______________________________________________ > Dng mailing list > Dng@lists.dyne.org > https://mailinglists.dyne.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/dng > -- Sapere aude! _______________________________________________ Dng mailing list Dng@lists.dyne.org https://mailinglists.dyne.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/dng