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431 release candidate soon

October 11, 2009 — BarryK
I'm uploading it now. I was putting it together about 1am, but so tired I was making mistakes... I think I built the iso ok, started the upload then went to bed. Now it's 6am, still uploading.

I'll let you know when it's done. Still another 4 - 5 hours.

I'll also prepare the Service Pack for 430 today.


Testing 431rc
Username: BarryK
I'm playing with 4.3.1-release-candidate. The PPM is working nicely, really beautiful to use. I tested installing Sylpheed 2.7.1. Have to get it from ibiblio as hasn't got through to the mirrors yet. I wanted to see how nicely it handles the 'bogofilter' dependency -- yes, very nicely. Still uploading. I'm running 431rc on another PC, has a wireless network card and I used ndiswrapper.

431 md5sum
Username: SouthPaws1
"Hey Barry I just finished downloading my copy...but what's the md5sum... Also could you reset SouthPaws I can't remember my password for it... Thanks in advance! Southpaws

my md5sum
Username: SouthPaws1
"Here's the md5 I got... 978a2350de980cd9d069dac8bc46893e

Not yet
Username: BarryK
"The files are still uploading, md5sums.txt is not there yet. Anyway: 978a2350de980cd9d069dac8bc46893e pup-431.iso the main live-cd file is available for download. Note, when the files have uploaded, I'll be changing the name of the directory from puppy-4.3.1-UPLOADING to puppy-4.3.1-RELEASE-CANDIDATE, so that may break a download. Not much longer to go anyway. I'll make an announcement.

Username: BarryK
"This blog does not have a facility to reset passwords. I would have to login to my website, find the file, download it, delete your entry then upload it.

Username: lobster
"Been using the 4.3.1 beta for about an hour (not yet officially available - but the download went OK - would advise waiting for directory name change)- Forgot to mention in the forum that my Open Office icons appeared on the desktop - welcome back :) Also the boot appears to be faster? No idea how this is possible (maybe psychological because there are fewer command appearing during the booting) Hope your back is better Barry :) . . . off to do a little exercise for mine . . . mmm . . . tai chi or yoga or both . . . decisions, decisions Many thanks

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