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Release Notes for Grml 2014.10-rc1 - codename Gschistigschasti

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This Grml release provides fresh software packages from Debian testing (AKA jessie). As usual it also incorporates up2date hardware support and fixes known bugs from the previous Grml release.

New features

Bits & bolts


Details about shipped packages and their versions on Grml are available in the Debian section. Visit dpkg_list for a detailed list of packages shipped with Grml 2014.10(-rc1).


Packages are taken from Debian testing, 7th of October 2014. 11 packages have been removed, and these 22 new packages have been added (plus dependencies, excluding lib* and kernel image):

  augeas-tools cpp-4.9 debconf-utils dmeventd firmware-zd1211
  gcc-4.9-base glib-networking glib-networking-common
  glib-networking-services gsettings-desktop-schemas hiera init
  iperf isolinux pxelinux python-parted python-six python3.4
  python3.4-minimal ruby2.1 rubygems-integration startpar

These Debian packages have been removed/replaced (excluding lib* and kernel image):

  acpi-fakekey cpp-4.8 gptsync lio-utils module-init-tools
  python3.3 python3.3-minimal qemu-keymaps ruby1.9.1
  xulrunner-24.0 zd1211-firmware

Known issues

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Your comments, bug reports, patches, and suggestions will help fixing bugs and improving future releases. If you find a problem with the release please check the known bugs list and report problems using information on Please send your feedback and feature requests to the Grml team!


Many thanks in this release go to (alphabetically) Andreas Gredler, Christian Hofstaedtler, Dansan, Elias Probst, Erik Bernstein, Florian Apolloner, Joeran, Krisztian VASAS, Marco d'Itri, Markus Rekkenbeil, Martin F. Krafft, Michael Renner, Michael Schierl, Moviuro, Patrick Schleizer and Thilo Six for their contributions.

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