Parted Magic 2012_07_28 Has Linux Kernel 3.4.6

Includes lots of fixes and improvements over previous versions!

  Parted Magic 2012_07_28
Patrick Verner announced a couple of days ago, July 28th, the immediate availability for download of the Parted Magic 2012_07_28 Linux operating system for partitioning tasks.

Patrick Verner announced a couple of days ago, July 28th, the immediate availability for download of the Parted Magic 2012_07_28 Linux operating system for partitioning tasks.

Parted Magic 2012_07_28 comes with many updated and new packages, as well as new features and general improvements to the base system.

Among some of the most important features in Parted Magic 2012_07_28 we can mention the Clonezilla now supports NFS4, iptables supports LOG, and you'll be able now to boot Parted Magic from RAID partitions (/dev/md*).

Regarding the fixes brought by Parted Magic 2012_07_28 we can mention that the LVM and Truecrypt hang issues were fixed, Clonezilla Russian translation issue was fixed, the cryptsetup luksOpen bug was fixed, the SVG icons were repaired, fixed Device Mapper and LUKS Crypt, and HAL has been removed.

"Most ambitious release of Parted Magic to date! [...] I'm hoping to get Parted Magic to boot from encrypted USB drives real soon. If you haven't noticed, SpaceFM is getting really awesome, check out their news page." - said Patrick Verner in the official release announcement.

Highlights of Parted Magic 2012_07_28:

· Linux kernel 3.4.6;
· lxterminal was replaced by Roxterm 2.6.5;
· SpaceFM 0.7.10;
· OpenSSL 1.0.1c;
· cryptsetup 1.4.3;
· dbus 1.4.20;
· LVM2 2.02.96;
· mdadm 3.2.5;
· util-linux 2.21.2;
· atk 2.4.0;
· dbus-glib 0.98;
· gdk-pixbuf 2.26.1;
· Glib 2.32.3;
· GTK+ 2.24.10;
· libnotify 0.7.5;
· Pango 1.30.1;
· Bind 9.9.1-P1;
· Curl 7.26.0;
· eLinks 0.11.7;
· LFTP 4.3.8;
· Nmap 6.01;
· NTP 4.2.6p5;
· OpenLDAP 2.4.31;
· OpenSSH 6.0p1;
· gFtp 2.0.19;
· newt 0.52.14;
· slang2 2.2.4;
· VTE 0.28.2;
· udevil 0.3.1;
· iptables 1.4.14;
· xfce4-screenshooter 1.8.1;
· xfburn-git from 07/26/2012;
· libpng 1.2.50;
· libpng 1.4.12.

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Parted Magic 2012_07_28

About Parted Magic

Parted Magic is a business-card operating system based on Slackware Linux, with programs that allow you to partition hard disks with ease.

Programs like Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, ddrescue, and a good documentation will help you in your partitioning tasks. Parted Magic is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Download Parted Magic 2012_07_28 right now from Softpedia.

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