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Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 21:47:35 -0500 (EST)
From: Alan Sondheim <sondheim@panix.com>
To: arc.hive@anart.no
Subject: Re: [_arc.hive_] Fwd: dyne:bolic 1.4 codename LUMUMBA



I've been using this all day on a Compaq laptop from the disk.

The WinXP harddrive becomes read-only, but I've connected into my lan network 
and can transfer files that way through DSL.

Works excellently!

- Alan

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, ][m e z ][ wrote:

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>>  annunciazio'! annunciazio'! pepperepe'! pepperepe'!
>> 
>>        dyne.org productions proudly present:
>> 
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>>   8    8 8    8 8' `8 8oooo8    8    8 8    8 8  8 8    '
>>   8    8 8    8 8   8 8.        8    8 8    8 8  8 8    .
>>   `YooP' `YooP8 8   8 `Yooo' 88 `YooP' `YooP' 8  8 `YooP'
>>   :.....::....8 ..::..:.....:..::.....::.....:..:..:.....:
>>   :::::::::ooP'.::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
>>   :::::::::...:::::: version 1.4 :: codename LUMUMBA :::::
>> 
>>       100% FREE MULTIMEDIA GNU/LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM
>> 
>>         RASTA SOFTWARE FOR THE FREEDOM OF CREATION
>> 
>>   the complete system is free to download and copy, go on
>>            ____ _ http://dynebolic.org _ _____
>>            ___ __ http://dynebolic.org __ ____
>>            __ ___ http://dynebolic.org ___ ___
>>            _ ____ http://dynebolic.org ____ __
>>      and redempt yourself from closed source software
>>                ISO CD image of 610Mbytes
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> :: WHAT IS DYNE:BOLIC ?
>> 
>>    Dyne:bolic GNU/Linux is a live bootable cd, containing a whole
>>    operating system that works straight from boot, without the need to
>>    install or change anything on the hard disk.
>>    If you like and want to have it on harddisk you can simply copy the
>>    /dyne directory on your computer: the simpliest installation ever!
>> 
>>    Dyne:bolic is user-friendly: recognizes your hardware devices (sound,
>>    video, firewire, and USB), and offers a VAST range of free software
>>    applications for multimedia production, audio and video manipulation,
>>    sound composition and synthesis, 3D modeling, photography, peer2peer
>>    filesharing, web browsing, desktop publishing, word processing, cd
>>    burning, email, encryption, remote conferencing, funky games, a world
>>    atlas navigator and even more.
>> 
>>    Advanced features include: a complete environment with the most advanced
>>    multimedia applications available on GNU/Linux, automatic clustering 
>> joining
>>    the CPU power between any other dyne:bolic on the local network, 
>> capability
>>    to work well on old PC (Pentium1 64Mb) and even XBOX game consoles, 
>> support
>>    to save and encrypt personal data and settings on a usb key.
>> 
>>    Dyne:bolic is shaped on the needs of media activists and artists to
>>    promote free speech as a tool for the production and not only the
>>    fruition of digital and analog informations.
>>    It takes birth as a grassroot effort to spread free software and the
>>    spirit of sharing information and knowledge.
>> 
>>    for more information see:
>>    http://dynebolic.dyne.org/index.php?show=features with screenshots
>>    http://dynebolic.dyne.org/index.php?show=press past reviews
>>    http://dynebolic.dyne.org/index.php?show=docs the manual and wiki
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> :: WHAT'S NEW IN THIS RELEASE?
>> 
>>    This release provides a major upgrade to software included and adds
>>    new useful applications, plus fixes some important outstanding bugs.
>>    Since the enormous success of the previous release, the suggestions
>>    of a growing number of users and the dedication of currently active
>>    developers Jaromil and Smilzo lead to this very stable release.
>> 
>>    Everyone is encouraged to upgrade! here the complete ChangeLog:
>> 
>>   = 1.4 major update "LUMUMBA"
>>  - Pure Data equipped with all major extensions:
>>    PDP, PiDiP, RRadical, grid, pique, bonk, choice,
>>    fiddle, freeverb, zexy, GEM-0.90, OSC and more
>>    (10x to Aymeric, Derek, Frank, Yves, Tom and PD!)
>>  - Blender-2.33a + Yafray-0.0.7 + Python game engine
>>  - LiVES 0.9.1 with Ogg/Theora and _many_ other codecs!
>>  - FreeJ-0.7.1 "BIKO" - RASTASOFTWARE!
>>    console remote controller (VJ over Ethernet) and
>>    Procedural Video Scripting: evolution from NLE systems
>>  - updated Linux 2.4.26, Alsa, OpenMosix and SquashFS-2.1
>>    with improved efficience and wider device support
>>    including Zoran devices and most video boards
>>  - Xbox support up to recent versions and cromwell bios
>>  - Python is included with GUI extensions
>>  - Fix to modem connection, now fully functional
>>  - new software: Jamin-0.8, InkScape-0.39, poedit-1.2.5,
>>    KPhone-4.0.2, TimeMachine-0.2.4, tftp-hpa-0.38,
>>    Bomb-1.26, Pure-Ftpd-1.0.20, mlDonkey-2.5.22,
>>    Circle-0.41c, Aqualung-0.9b2, FLAC-1.1, iftop-0.17p1,
>>    Emacs-21.3, Seq24-0.5.2, Thunderbird-1.0,
>>    Chestnut-dialer-0.1, libtheora-1.0a4
>>  - Mobilemesh wireless adaptive routing daemon
>>    see /usr/mobilemesh (10x to Elektra)
>>  - updated software: FreeJ-0.7.1, MuSE-0.9.1,
>>    ImageMagick-6, LADSPA, Jack-0.98.1, Blender-2.33a,
>>    Cinelerra-1.2.1, Gaim-1.0, GQview-1.4.3, isolinux 2.10,
>>    GEM-0.90, pd-0.37-4, Audacity-1.2.2, LiVES-0.9.1,
>>    BlueFish-0.13, EffecTV-0.3.9, MPlayer-1.0pre5,
>>    QJackCtl-0.2.10, Hydrogen-0.9, SDL-1.2.7, png-1.2.7,
>>    Xfe-0.72, libFOX-1.2.9, Firefox-1.0, Rezound-0.11.1beta,
>>    ogg-1.1.1, vorbis-1.0.1, Hydrogen-0.9.1, mjpegtools-1.6.2
>>  - new games: Eboard, Racer and Eat The Whistle!
>>    tk-solitaire and Starfighter-1.1.1 plus the juicy
>>    updates for Wesnoth-0.8.6
>>  - more documentation in the dynebolic user's manual
>>  - lectrobrain :: thk03
>> 
>>    In case you have a DOCK (/dyne directory copied in your harddisk) you 
>> should
>>    upgrade it by using the one in this release - or when you boot the CD 
>> just
>>    answer YES when you'll be prompted to upgrade.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> : THIS IS RASTA SOFTWARE !
>> 
>>    This software is about Resistance ina babylon world which tries to
>>    control and limit the way we communicate and we share informations
>>    and knowledge.
>> 
>>    This software is for all those who don't want to afford the latest 
>> expensive
>>    hardware to speak out their words of consciousness and good will, still
>>    offering a complete operating system with more features than some other
>>    proprietary system affected by viruses and full of spyware.
>> 
>>    This software is free, Jah Rastafari Livity bless your freedom!
>> 
>>    You should share this software for the good of yourself and your
>>    people, respect others and let them express, be free and let others
>>    be free. You are welcome to redistribute dyne:bolic in any way you
>>    like, to your friends and neighbours, to anybody who needs or is just
>>    curious to try, as you wish.
>> 
>>    The roots of Rasta culture can be found in Resistance to slavery. This
>>    software is not a business. This software is free as of speech and is one
>>    step in the struggle for Redemption and Freedom. This software is 
>> dedicated
>>    to the memory of Patrice Lumumba, Marcus Garvey, Marthin Luther King, 
>> Steve
>>    Biko, Walter Rodney, Malcom X, Mumia Abu Jamal and all those who still
>>    resist to slavery, racism and oppression, who still fight imperialism and
>>    seek an alternative to the egemony of capitalism in our World.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> :: CONTRIBUTE TO DYNE:BOLIC !
>> 
>>    IF dyne:bolic can be useful for you, you can also be useful to
>>    dyne:bolic! consider the possibility to get involved with
>>    development, contribute artwork and ideas, help with debugging and
>>    documenting and anything else can come to you in mind.
>> 
>>    ->>>> BUG REPORT ONLINE INTERFACE: http://bugs.dyne.org
>>    ->>>> JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST: mailto:dynebolic-subscribe@dyne.org
>>    ->>>> CONTRIBUTE DOCUMENTATION: http://lab.dyne.org/DyneBolic (wiki)
>> 
>>    Furthermore, please consider that the dyne:bolic project is an
>>    indypendent effort relying on support from non-profit, grant-making
>>    and business organizations willing to sustain development of free and
>>    opensource software like this.
>> 
>>    Dyne:bolic relies on support from individuals like you to preserve,
>>    protect and promote the freedom it gives to its users.
>> 
>>    This new release opens a donation round which is much needed at the 
>> moment
>>    so please show your appreciation with a small act of generosity! thanks!
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> :: GET SUPPORT AND CUSTOMIZED VERSIONS
>> 
>>    The dyne:bolic team is also offering commercial support: we can provide
>>    workshops, consulting services, customisations, setup and warranty for
>>    fitness to a particular purpose.
>> 
>>    If you need commercial support on dyne:bolic this is the way you can be 
>> 100%
>>    sure it will work for you.
>> 
>>    In fact, this is the sustainable model we are building around dyne:bolic 
>> to
>>    support our development and further research: we are following the best
>>    knowledge here principle and offer customisation and special support
>>    packages.
>> 
>>    For more informations see http://dynebolic.dyne.org/index.php?show=cust
>>    and our workshop offer http://dynebolic.dyne.org/index.php?show=workshop
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> :: DEVELOPERS TEAM
>> 
>>    Denis "Jaromil" Rojo - mantainer of dyne:bolic, HasciiCam MuSE and FreeJ
>> 
>>    Alex "Smilzo" Gnoli - mantainer of the Xbox dynebolic kernel
>> 
>>    Silvano "Kysucix" Galliani - developer of FreeJ
>> 
>>    Antonino "Nightolo" Radici, Luca "Rubik" Profico
>>    and Angelo "Pallotron" Failla                    - developers of MuSE
>> 
>>    Federico "Bomboclat" Prando and Francesco "C1cc10" Rana for the bolic1
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> :: THANKS, WAVES AND CHEERS
>> 
>>    Thanks to the many people developing day by day the whole GNU/Linux 
>> system,
>>    they are thousands all around the world and it is impossible to include 
>> all
>>    of them here. ONE LOVE!
>> 
>>    Special Thanks to the OpenMosix project, Tom and the Blender crew, 
>> Salsaman
>>    for his valuable developments on LiVES, Dmp for the suggestions about 
>> Xbox,
>>    the amazing PD crews, Phillip Lougher for his great results in SquashFS 
>> 2,
>>    Albi for his suggestions and friendship, the linux-audio-dev programmers,
>>    the Twibright labs for Links2, the Xiph.org foundation, the squatters in
>>    A'dam and all others mentioned thru past present and future documentation 
>> of
>>    dyne:bolic!
>> 
>>    Great respsct to all dyne.org hackers, the FreakNet medialab and the
>>    autistici/inventati collective, ECN.org and italy.indymedia, the ASCII,
>>    the #mdp slum and the irc.freenode.net #dyne IRC channel, Metro 
>> Olografix,
>>    the Hackmeeting community, radio Ondarossa, New Global Vision and the 
>> great
>>    dynebolic mailinglist community.
>> 
>>    Thanks and greetings also to the individuals helping developers with 
>> their
>>    genuine solidarity, ospitality and humanity: Andrea Mayr, Armin Medosh,
>>    Jo van der Spek, Reni & Jogi, Matteo "blended" Scassa, Robert De Geuss,
>>    Gaby Wijers and many others understanting how much this is important to 
>> have
>>    keep such a project going.
>> 
>>    Thanks, A thousand flowers will blossom!
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> :: DISCLAIMER
>> 
>>    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
>>    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
>>    the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at
>>    your option) any later version.
>> 
>>    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
>>    WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
>>    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
>>    General Public License for more details.
>> 
>>    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
>>    along with this program; if not, write to:
>>    Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
>> 
>>    Several redistributed binaries are copyrighted by the respective authors,
>>    it is documented in the accompanying manual of the distribution.
>> 
>>    dyne.org is available to provide the source of the included binaries
>>    upon request, all the included software can be redistributed under the
>>    terms of the GNU GPL license and, in some cases, the X/BSD license.
>> 
>>    For more informations refer to the web pages on http://dynebolic.org
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> - --
>>  jaromil,  dyne.org rasta coder,  http://rastasoft.org
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