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Changelog for version 2.6

Version 2.6 (September, 17th 2010) :

New LiNUXES SUPPORTED :

  • NEW : ArchLinux 2010.05
  • NEW : OpenSUSE 11.3 (Gnome)
  • NEW : OpenSUSE 11.3 (KDE)
  • NEW : SMS (Simple Mini Server) Live 1.5.3
  • NEW : Linux Mint 9 Debian Gnome DVD
  • NEW : Aptosid 2010-02 "Keres" Xfce/KDE Lite
  • NEW : Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat"
  • NEW : Peppermint OS Ice 07-14-2010 and One 08042010
  • NEW : UberStudent 1.0 LXDE "Cicero"
  • Linux Mint 9 "Isadora" Fluxbox/Xfce/LXDE/Gnome
  • SystemRescueCD 1.6.0
  • Tiny Core 3.1
  • Ubuntu/Kubuntu 10.04.1 "Lucid Lynx" (Gnome)
  • Kubuntu 10.04.1 Netbook (KDE)
  • Super OS 10.04
  • Debian Live 5.0.6 Gnome/KDE/Xfce/LXDE
  • Parted Magic 5.4
  • Chakra 0.2.1
  • Backtrack 4 R1
  • JoliCloud 1.0 (may not work in VirtualBox)
  • Puppy Linux 5.10
  • Salix 13.1.1 : install only (no live mode)
  • Puppy Linux 5.0.1 (Lucid Puppy)
  • Sabayon 5.3 LXDE/Xfce
  • Android x86 1.6 r2
  • Redo backup and recovery 0.9.3

New MAJOR Features :

  • SmartClean will clean the old Live USB installs from your key before any new installs. No garbage files remaining. Plus, you can do it manually by running Remove_LiLi.bat (show hidden + system file)
  • HashCache : you always use the same ISO to crete your keys ? LiLi is caching the MD5 hashes so it will check it instantly once you create your first key.
  • Dual VirtualBox launcher : you already installed VirtualBox ? LiLi is automatically running either the Non-portable or the Portable version if not present. Everything is taking care of.
  • New option menu : let you set langs, proxy settings, advanced settings or force using a Linux parameters (for unknown ISO)
  • New languages : Dutch, Chinese, Hungarian, Russian, Korean
  • Now using a setup installer easier and faster to use
  • You will be alerted if your ISO is corrupted (really corrupted not just bad MD5 hash)
  • Speed improvements : Formatting persistence is now 15 times faster, faster to run/close, accurate space calculation, Portable-VirtualBox will be installed only one time and updated if needed ...
  • Many bugfixes : fixed auto-detecting language, few crashes (iso corrupted, ), auto-update not working with a proxy ...
  • New partnership with OSDisc.com if you need to buy cheap CD/DVD/Live USB

Improvements :

  • Improved general stability
  • Auto-restart LiLi after changing language
  • improve the way the GUI appears + new splashscreen logo for waiting
  • Two new parameters : skip_feedback_for_beta and skip_finalhelp
  • updates Portable-VirtualBox pack only if needed
  • use syslinux 4 only when need to (no retro-compatibility with syslinux 3)
  • Alert when detecting corrupted ISO (really corrupted ones)
  • space calculation more accurate when using an ISO
  • creates an uninstall script on the thumb drive + more accurate when calculating free space
  • bonus : MD5 and SHA1 more stable and faster
  • improved way of handling Ubuntu variants + automatically select the preseed
  • new way of calculating MD5 (faster and more stable)
  • automatic downloads are named .temp until completion and put onto User's Desktop
  • divided by 10 the time needed to launch LiLi !! (from 3 sec to 0.3s)
  • using fat32format to format disks of any size
  • compiled using the latest AutoIT 3.3.6.1
  • Now also committing VirtualBox launchers to SVN repository.
  • Write settings to registry in order to be available after an update
  • Portable mode (does not write to registry), using lili_portable_mode=yes
  • one log per day instead of one per run
  • showing an error when trying to write an IMG file to a busy device
  • does not show "Persistent Mode" in boot options when not available
  • Full proxy support
  • improved the uninstall batch file
  • Better keyboard and locales detection for Ubuntu boot
  • intelligent error detection (on syslinux and 7-zip actions)
  • increased verbosity of system reports
  • status of step 5 should not flickers anymore

Fixed bugs :

  • MAJOR : Fixed some crashes on AMD x64 systems when calculating MD5 Hash
  • MAJOR : GUI could freeze when opening the options menu
  • MAJOR : crashes when ISO is corrupted or cannot be opened by 7-zip
  • MAJOR : on multi-user systems language detection could be wrong
  • somes features (auto-updates) were not working when using a proxy
  • Recalculating free space when selecting/unselecting VirtualBox option
  • Android x86 not recognized
  • bug when syslinux 4 was used (Ubuntu 10.10 for exemple)
  • does not unselect the ISO when no file is selected
  • auto-detecting language now using the current user language instead of OS Language
  • VirtualBox launcher was not detecting non-portable virtualbox on x64 systems
  • bugs when extracting (now answers yes to every questions)
  • syslinux.cfg file not cleaned when in root folder
  • Boot menu unreadable in some languages (unicode not supported in syslinux)
  • Status could be unreadable sometimes
  • could be unstable when no internet
  • compatibility list update could not be over version 10
  • list of linux not showing up sometimes
  • AutoClean batch file was not working on XP
  • display bug on some distro with Built-In persistency
  • progress bar not progressing
  • Netbook warning showing only once
  • non functioning "Make a donation" and "Contact me"
  • little bug on proxy modes( no proxy instead of system settings)

Known bugs :

  • Some translations are missing for Russian, Japanese and Korean (most are in the options menu)
  • Automatic bug reporting not working when using a proxy
  • Cannot stop an automatic download
Changelog for version 2.5

Version 2.5 (May, 6th 2010) :

New LiNUXES SUPPORTED :

  • NEW : Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Kubuntu/Mythbuntu 10.04
  • NEW : Ubuntu/Kubuntu Netbook 10.04
  • NEW : PCLinux OS 2010 KDE, Gnome, E-17, LXDE & Xfce
  • NEW : Elive 2.0
  • NEW : Mint 8 KDE/Xfce/LXDE
  • NEW : Android x86 1.6
  • NEW : Sugar on a Stick v2 Blueberry
  • NEW : Element OS 1.1
  • NEW : SimplyMEPIS 8.0.15
  • NEW : antiX M8.2
  • NEW : Xange & OpenXange 2010
  • NEW : Lubuntu 10.04
  • NEW : EasyPeasy 1.6
  • UPDATED : PCLinuxOS KDE 2010.1
  • UPDATED : Parted Magic 4.10
  • UPDATED : SystemRescueCD 1.5.3
  • UPDATED : Tiny Core 2.11
  • UPDATED : Grml 2010.04
  • UPDATED : TouTou Linux 4.3.1
  • UPDATED : Debian Live 5.0.4
  • UPDATED : Ubuntu 10.04 Beta2
  • UPDATED : PloP & Plop X 4.0.6
  • UPDATED : Chakra Alpha 5
  • UPDATED : Clonezilla Live CD 1.2.3-27
  • UPDATED : Slitaz 3.0
  • UPDATED : Sabayon 5.2 KDE & Gnome
  • UPDATED : Trisquel 3.5 "Awen"
  • UPDATED : Gparted Live 0.5.2-1
  • UPDATED : JoliCloud Pre-Final
  • END OF SUPPORT : Mint 6 & 7

New Features :

  • Swedish translation
  • warning when trying to create the key twice in a row
  • display what is new in compatibility list updates
  • better settings.ini
  • very big code cleanup / splitting
  • GUI is now FULLY translated (even linux list sections)
  • fixed missing translations
  • backing up the old_autorun before creating lili's
  • Updated 7zip to 9.13 beta
  • Updated to use syslinux 3.86
  • additional security when using experimental IMG files support
  • Now handling well server and alternate version (treated as regular linuxes)

Fixed Bugs :

  • crash when using .IMG file ath the end of the install
  • crash could occur when trying to list some files at the end of the install
  • bootlogo file too big with PCLinuxOS 2010
  • Mint KDE splash screen now showing
  • was not logging system config
  • fixed potential crash when listing files in ISO
  • Mirror list was not showing up sometimes
  • bad recognition for Gparted Live
  • GUI could only be minimized once when downloading
  • bug saying that Puppy Linux is not supported

Known Bugs :

  • select linux box (step 2) does not show until you put your mouse on it
  • progress bar may not progress until done (random bug)
  • Persistency not working for most Linuxes in VirtualBox under Seven/Vista (FS#73)
Changelog for version 2.4

Version 2.4 (February, 3th 2010) :

New LiNUXES SUPPORTED :

  • NEW : JoliCloud Pre-Beta
  • UPDATED : Tiny Core 2.8
  • UPDATED : SystemRescueCD 1.3.5
  • UPDATED : Clonezilla Live CD 1.2.3-27

New Features :

  • MAJOR: Auto-Updating compatibility list
  • improved global performances

Fixed Bugs :

  • several graphics bugs
  • wrong hash for xPUD and Fedora 12 KDE
  • CD support was broken (again...)
  • check error on Fedora 12 KDE
  • LiLi was slow to start when no internet
  • missing german translations
  • no more blacklist

Known Bugs :

  • Persistency not working for most Linuxes in VirtualBox under Seven/Vista (FS#73)
Changelog for version 2.3

Version 2.3 (January, 24th 2010) :

New LiNUXES SUPPORTED :

  • BackTrack 4 Final with persistence
  • Sabayon Linux 5.1 (Gnome/KDE)
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 2 with persistence
  • Gentoo live DVD 10.1
  • xPud 0.9.2
  • SystemRescueCD 1.3.3
  • Ophcrack XP & Vista 2.3.1
  • TinyCore 2.7 with persistence

New Features :

  • MAJOR : LiLi is now able to boot any GRUB based ISO
  • Finished translating the code (should be completely in english now)
  • Compiled using AutoIT 3.3.0.0
  • Now checking for new beta version when already using a beta
  • Adding external French translation
  • Big code cleanup (especially Ubuntu_WriteTextCFG and Check_source_integrity
  • New syntax for supported features in compatibility list
  • integrated progress bar when checking MD5 + new display of info
  • Automatically set VirtualBox RAM to recommended value
  • Add verbose_logging option for debug
  • Now displaying "Built-in persistency" for appropriate linuxes
  • syslinux updated to 3.84

Fixed Bugs :

  • arrow keys could not be used in other softwares while LiLi was running
  • improve launching speed of LiLi when internet is not available
  • few graphic bugs
  • virtualbox was not installed (no mirrors) in RC1
  • Timeout for testing mirrors was a bit low (now set to 4 sec)

Known Bugs :

  • VirtualBox may not work on XP Home edition ( BUG#12 )
Changelog for version 2.2

Version 2.2 (December, 6 2009) :

New LiNUXES SUPPORTED :

  • Fedora 12 Gnome and KDE (BUG#42)
  • Mint 8
  • KNOPPIX 6.2
  • Grml 2009.10
  • gNewSense 2.3

New Features :

  • MAJOR : Updated VirtualBox to 3.1.0
  • MAJOR : Interface can be move using the arrow keys (BUG#44)
  • Prompt when there is a new version of LiLi available.
  • autorun creation can be skipped
  • user's autorun is now backed up

Fixed Bugs :

  • Interface can be dragged again on Vista AND Seven
  • Weird numbers when downloading automatically
  • some files were always hidden BUG#53

Known Bugs :

  • minimizing issues
  • May not work on XP Home edition ( BUG#12 )
Changelog for version 2.0 RC2

Version 2.1 (November, 21 2009) :

New LiNUXES SUPPORTED :

  • Tiny Core 2.5
  • Slitaz 2.0
  • Parted Magic 4.6
  • PCLinuxOS
  • Slax

New Features :

  • MAJOR : Full Japanese translation
  • Support for .zip files
  • Separated language files
  • Calculate free space for persistence including Vbox size
  • Protection for C:
  • Progression more accurate when unzipping
  • MD5 checking can be skipped

Fixed Bugs :

  • requires admin privileges even for LiLi (needs it on Seven/Vista)
  • was slow to respond when selecting "Download"
  • buttons not hovered after minimizing/maximizing
  • Fixed a bug when using LiLi on USB Hard Drives (INT18 ERROR)
  • Fixed a crash when writing IMG file and hiding files checked

Known Bugs :

  • minimizing issues
  • Screen too small for netbooks
  • May hang with Fedora and 256MB set in VirtualBox
  • May not work on XP Home edition ( BUG#12 )
Changelog for version 2.0 RC2

Version 2.0 (November, 1st 2009) :

New LiNUXES SUPPORTED :

  • Debian Live 5.0.2 Gnome, KDE, LXDE, xFce
  • CentOS 5.4
  • Damn Small linux 4.4.10
  • Puppy Linux 4.3.1
  • Toutou Linux 4.1.2
  • Gparted Live 0.4.6-1
  • Clonezilla 1.2.2-31
  • Super OS 9.04
  • CrunchBang 9.04 Lite ( BUG#5 )

New Features :

  • MAJOR : Now using a default mode that should work on most Linuxes
  • MAJOR : CD support is back (Live mode only though) ( BUG#10 )
  • MAJOR : Install size is now taken into account when calculating free space remaining for persistency
  • improved manual download : user can choose a mirror in a list sorted by latency
  • A proxy can now be used (need to modify settings.ini)
  • New way to create the Autorun (now listing every .exe of original CD)
  • Populating mirrors in compatibility list. Should speed up downloads for Ubuntu and Debian.
  • Displaying when only Live mode is available
  • Usage of an external file (black_list.ini) for blacklisting ISO that are known not to work
  • Help is now only online, no more Final help screen
  • Adding statistics for ISO filenames (very useful for me to know which distributions users want)
  • Improved hiding and cleaning capabilities (adapting to any ISO)
  • Interface available in Norwegian
  • improved mirror testing
  • improved bug reporting
  • source code has been cleaned up a bit

Fixed Bugs :

  • Error "Cannot access kernel drivers" on X64 systems ( BUG#15 )
  • fixed the help buttons
  • syslinux folder was not hidden
  • may have fixed some crashes (need more testing)
  • back button was displayed even after using it
  • fixed some few issues for recognizing ISOs

Known Bugs :

  • Screen too small for netbooks
  • May hang with Fedora and 256MB set in VirtualBox
  • May not work on XP Home edition ( BUG#12 )

Version 2.0 RC2 (October, 7 2009) :

New Features :

  • Added support for Ubuntu 9.10 Beta
  • Norwegian interface
  • Should now work better with 64 Bits Linux versions
  • Improved bug reporting (more accurate)

Fixed Bugs :

  • Now recognize Mint variants
  • "Visible" variable was ignored in compatibility_list.ini
  • Cannot close LiLi after opening "About" section

Known Bugs :

  • -> CD support is broken
  • -> Can crash under specific conditions after checking MD5
  • -> "Back" button stays on screen after using it on step 2

Version 2.0 RC1 (September, 9 2009) :

New Features :

  • Added support for Kuki 2.8 and Karmic Alpha 6
  • Now displaying remaining time when downloading ISO
  • More intelligent checking of ISO (based on filename AND/OR MD5)
  • Minimize button

Fixed Bugs :

  • Many Graphics bugs
  • Not automatically checking ISO after download
  • crash when giving not compatible iso
  • losing buttons hovering
  • dutch people having german interface
  • mandriva appearing in the list but not supported yet
  • few langs updates

Known Bugs :

  • Help file does not open (windows seven bug?)
  • Interface is too big for netbooks resolutions
  • cannot close/minimize software when downloading ISO
  • CD support is broken
  • does not use the iso size for calculating free space (use 810MB)
  • Hovering buttons not functional on secondary screen (unconfirmed)

Version 2.0 RC1

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