Main Important New Features
- Autolaunchers: Entirely rewrited with better stability and more features
- User Configurators: A lot of user configurators added for configure anything, like touchpad, FIXME
- Drivers: Kernel 220.127.116.11 with support of special hardware and other features like tuxonice (hibernation), reiser4, and lots more
- Compiz !: If you want to use the Compiz features (ecomorph) you can do it directly on the fly without the need of a special version of Elive, on the other hand, we recommend to use it only for play and demos since it makes your system more unstable. If you are a C coder and has some knowledges of the X libs, you are welcome to help this project and to fix the minor bugs.
- 3G Phones supported with 364 providers available for any country
- Look: Some things of the look are now even better than before
- Elpanel: Removed and moved everything to a more standard and unique place for the configurations
- Bluetooth supported
- Trayer included
- Shared Folders also know as samba it is directly suported in Elive in a very easy way to use, thanks LinuxNIT for these nice applications and some others too!
- USB bootable: Create your own bootable USB sticks !
- OSS compatibility for games and strange applications that doesn't support alsa
- Entrance Autologin supported
- Broadcom 43xx works now with 2 different optional drivers
- Ssh: Some handy features for ssh like special prompt coloring when you are in a ssh session so that not confuse your login, also, you can directly access to enlightenment_remote features or run things on the graphical system without need to set special variables
- Audio Configurator: If you have more than one audio card, you can select the right one at any moment!, this feature is very useful for me when I'm working on the night and I need to switch to the card that is set to my headphones. You can also play with Elive multiple audio sources without problems.
- Special Kernels: You can install on your installed Elive systems, special kernels that for example includes support for more than 4 GB of ram without the need of a 64 bit-OS, (in the nurse special mode)
- Translations: Elive supports now more languages, by default they are automatically translated, but you are welcome to collaborate with these translations by using Eltrans.
- User-Friendly: Never an operating system was that easy and userfriendly to use as Elive 2.0, the list is huge, and the goal is that even senior people can use Elive 2.0 without problems. Some examples are:
- Convert: Convert files in MP3 by just selecting them in your filemanager, you can also do the same thing with the resolution of the images
- Search tool
- Screenshot tool
- Disk Usage tool
- Admin mode: If you don't know how to admin your system, you can be admin from your thunar and so manage any file or configuration of your system
- Nurse: The nurse mode is a special Recovery / Repair mode full of features so that everybody can recover, fix, and repair his Elive system, for example:
- Recover Configurations: You can recover any "Elive default" configurations, like your desktop settings
- Hardware Tests to verify that your computer is working without problems
- Packages: check if your system contains all the packages included by default with Elive, if not, you may miss any feature
- Free Space on the disk
- Kernel: Install newer kernels or also with special support like more than 4gb of ram
- Installer: The installer includes a lot of features like:
- Upgrade mode: Do not do a new install, just do an upgrade of your old Elive system, so that you still maintain your users, files, and everything... remember that everybody should do a periodically backup
- Migrate: Migrate any Linux system to an Elive system, this include to save users, files, passwords, and some configurations
- Filesystems: Special filesystems like Reiser4 are now supported directly by the installer, this filesystem also includes compression support that will boost your machine even 2 times faster
- Reinstall: You don't need to burn CD's anymore since this version if you want to reinstall Elive again, you have a feature in your menus that does it without the need of CD's
- More: A lot lot lot lot LOT more of features, these are only the main important ones and the ones that I remember!
Not a simple Live system, Elive is a lot more stable and complete when installed on the hard disk, simply rock-solid. The live mode is only needed for the correct preconfiguration of the hardware before to install but is also a very good demo of Elive possibilities. Once you install Elive you will discover that Elive has a full set of extra applications to add to your system. Do not look Elive as a simple installable live system, the installation process is perfectly stable with a 100 % of accuracy in the installed data.
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