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Release Notes for Grml 2014.11 - 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

Important Changes

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 2014.11.


Packages are taken from Debian testing, 14th of November 2014. 15 packages have been removed, and these 26 new packages have been added (plus dependencies, excluding lib* and kernel image):

  adwaita-icon-theme 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 hicolor-icon-theme hiera init iperf
  isolinux pxelinux python-parted python-prettytable
  python-pyparsing 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 gcc-4.7-base gptsync info install-info
  lio-utils module-init-tools python3.3 python3.3-minimal
  qemu-keymaps ruby1.9.1 tsconf xulrunner-24.0 zd1211-firmware

Known issues

Please visit the known bugs webpage.

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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, Charles A. Hewson Christian Hofstaedtler, Dansan, Elias Probst, Erik Bernstein, Florian Apolloner, Florian Klien, Joeran, Krisztian VASAS, Marco d'Itri, Markus Rekkenbeil, Martin F. Krafft, Michael Renner, Michael Schierl, Moviuro, Patrick Schleizer and Thilo Six for their contributions.

More Information

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