30Nov

The new king

Mint, the most popular Linux

Mint 12 is out for a few days and if we trust DistroWatch rankings, it is the most popular Linux distribution.

Ubuntu is very close second. 

Mint 12 is what Linux should be : nice and easy to use. Try it now as a Live USB using LiLi to see by yourself.

13Nov

Fedora 16

Mint Debian, Sabayon ....

As you may have noticed, Fedora 16 codename "Verne" is available for a few days now.

LiLi 2.8.7 fully supports Fedora 16. Good news is that they fixed persistence (there was a very stupid bug in Fedora 15).

In my opinion, Fedora seems to be one of the most stable Linux distribution out there. I have done very few modifications to LiLi's code to support new Fedora versions since Fedora 12 !!! I can't say the same thing for Ubuntu or Debian.

You will have to re-download LiLi if you want to make Fedora 16 Live USB. As a side note, I think I will stop using the auto-update feature of LiLi in next major version since most updates also need a code update (= new binaries).

For Notebook users : please note that I fixed the bug of unusable keyboard arrows to move the interface.

This is a list of newly supported distributions in this minor release :

  • Fedora 16 "Verne" Gnome/KDE/Xfce/LXDE/Design
  • Fuduntu 14.12
  • Debian Live 6.0.3 Gnome/KDE/LXDE/Xfce/Standard
  • Linux Mint Debian 201109 Gnome/Xfce DVD
  • Gparted Live CD 0.10.0-3
  • Sabayon 7 LXDE/E17/Awesome
  • IPFire 2.11 - Core 53
  • Chakra 2011.11 (CD)

Have fun,

Thibaut

PS : I tried Windows 8 "To go" (kind of a live USB), and let me tell you ... it currently does not compete with any Linux Live in any way.

17Oct

Oneiric update

enhanced ESXi support and more

Quite a long time since my last update but I have a lot of things going on lately so I'm sorry for that.

This update is adding support for 20 distributions :

11Sep

A lot of things going on ...

Mandriva support at last !

This update is a big one. And there is more !

23Aug

Summer update #2

+10 Linux

LiLi 2.8.4 is available for download or through LiLi's auto-update.

New linux distributions supported are :

  • Linux Mint 11 LXDE
  • BlankOn 7.0 Pattimura
  • PureOS 4.0 (need a reinstall)
  • PLoP Linux 4.1.2 X-Server/Regular
  • Puppy Linux 5.2.8 (Lucid Puppy)
  • Gentoo Live DVD 11.2 x86/amd64
  • IPFire 2.9 - Core 51
  • Calculate Directory Server 11.6.1 (need a reinstall)
  • ArchLinux Core 2011.08.19 x86/amd64 (need a reinstall)
  • KNOPPIX 6.7.0

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