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Author Topic: Vectorlinux 7.2 final has been released  (Read 692 times)

vector

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Vectorlinux 7.2 final has been released
« on: August 28, 2017, 03:54:46 am »

Hey gals and gents the final version of Vectorlinux 7.2 has been released and available for your installation pleasure. This release is mainly an upgrade  and bug fix release to our prior 7.1 release. The base and desktop packages have all been updated to their most recent stable releases. The kernel is the latest stable lts release for better hardware compatibility. The repo contains all the latest versions of the most used software in the linux community and much more if the system needs to be expanded. We think the base install covers most of the bases but one never knows. We have released this in both 32 and 64 bit versions and for the first time you get your choice of our light version,standard version or a live version. All of these versions are intended to be installed from a cd or dvd media unetbootin does not work so if you need to install from a usb stick you will need to manually copy or dd the iso to the usb stick. We also are not UEFI compatible so if using hardware that requires this boot mechanism you will need to change to legacy boot mode in your system bios settings. So  in summary choose standard or light for a full computer install choose the live to test hardware compatibility with our version of the linux kernel and note there is no mechanism to install the live version to your hard drive this is for testing only. The standard version is a full blown xfce desktop with all the bells and whistles with custom wallpaper and graphics. The light version is a very customized version of the icewm desktop and is intended for older hardware. I would like to thank our whole crew for making this possible been a tense couple of years for me and you carried on and did it.......woot!!

Download locations:
32 bit:
http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-7.2/iso-release/
64 bit
http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/VL64-7.2/iso-release/

you will find all the md5sums in these locations as well

Cheers,
Vec
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nightflier

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Re: Vectorlinux 7.2 final has been released
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2017, 07:17:56 am »

Congratulations, and thank you, to everyone involved in making this release possible. Developers, testers, packagers and users sharing their opinions, everyone is needed and appreciated.
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nightflier

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Re: Vectorlinux 7.2 final has been released
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2017, 07:32:44 am »

Comments are welcome in this thread. Registered bitbucket users can create issues here: https://bitbucket.org/VLCore/vl72/issues?status=new&status=open
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overthere

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Re: Vectorlinux 7.2 final has been released
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2017, 09:43:34 am »

Great News, Thanks
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Re: Vectorlinux 7.2 final has been released
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2017, 11:02:58 am »

VL Light perfect distro.
Thank you.
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Lyn

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Re: Vectorlinux 7.2 final has been released
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2017, 02:20:07 am »

Now that Vector Linux 7.2 is with us maybe an announcement on the webpage would be in order? 
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