LiLi 2.8 : Eleventh update

new translations and refreshed list

Woah ! This one took me quite some time to release.

Did you know that Distrowatch is counting more than 700 different Linux distributions ? That means a never-ending job to update LiLi.

This new update brings support for :


February update

DEFT, Ubuntu, Trisquel, PCLinuxOS ...

LiLi 2.8.10 is out featuring support for :

  • Ubuntu 10.04.4 "Lucid Lynx" (Gnome)
  • Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" (KDE) DVD
  • Trisquel 5.0 STS "Slaine"
  • Peppermint OS Two 06052011
  • CrunchBang 10 "Statler" R20120207
  • Aptosid 2011-03 "Ponos" Xfce/KDE Lite
  • PCLinuxOS Xfce 2012-02
  • Finnix 104
  • Parted Magic 2012_2_19
  • Clonezilla Live CD 1.2.12-10
  • SystemRescueCD 2.5.0
  • Sabayon 8 Gnome/KDE/Xfce
  • DEFT Linux 7
  • Chakra 2012.02 (CD)
  • VortexBox 2.0
  • Scientific Linux 6.2

Also adds a new translation (Portuguese Standard), a lot of fixes in compatibility list.

You don't see it but I'm currently working on a new management system to help me handle the updates because they currently takes too much time to be prepared.

In a few weeks I should be able to update LiLi on a more regular basis.

I would like to thanks all the donaters this month because you have been very generous !


LiLi is back :-D

And she's got a new friend


Pfew ... Some release are harder than another. I'm sorry it took me so long but my home's internet access is down for a month now.

Thirteen new linux distributions supported. Click "continue reading" for a detailed list.


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.


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,


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.