Weekly Status Report: 2020-03-29

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Horizon

The Horizon installation system has seen more testing and a few more reliability and correctness fixes.

Packaging

Max Rees (sroracle@) fixed an issue in gettext-tiny that caused some builds to fail. They also updated many packages to their latest versions and fixed security issues, including updating Qemu to 4.2.0. They also fixed an issue in LVM that could cause a crash.

A. Wilcox (awilfox@) updated KDE Plasma to 5.18.3.

Weekly Status Report: 2020-03-22

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Horizon

The Horizon system now supports the netconfigtype key, which allows you to use Horizon to install Alpine Linux using /etc/network/interfaces configuration files.

Packaging

Max Rees (sroracle@) updated and patched more packages for the latest security updates, including Python 3 and Thunderbird. They also updated YouTube-DL to the latest version, and fixed an issue downloading videos from Tumblr. They also added packages for dev86 and the LILO bootloader.

A. Wilcox (awilfox@) fixed an issue with the GRUB bootloader during initial installation, and an issue in Node.js. They also updated KDE Frameworks to 5.68 and KDE Applications to 19.12.3. They additionally added a package for BCNM.

Alyx Wolcott (alyx@) added packaging for PowerDNS and its dependencies.

Weekly Status Report: 2020-03-15

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Horizon

More contextual help has been added. The target directory for script execution is now configurable in the Script object.

Many small fixes were identified from real-world deployments using Horizon. We thank our community members for their testing.

Packaging

Max Rees (sroracle@) updated many packages for security updates, including the Z shell.

A. Wilcox (awilfox@) added a package for Kamera, which allows users of the KDE Plasma desktop to easily interface with digital cameras.

Weekly Status Report: 2020-03-01

Hello all!

This has been a significant and historical week for the Adélie project: we are now officially incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation in the State of Oklahoma! This gives us the ability to expand our efforts, and we are excited to begin the next chapter of our story.

Horizon

The Script class was refactored to have better introspection. The Key classes were refactored to take advantage of the introspection features of the Script class.

Packaging

A. Wilcox (awilfox@) updated BlueZ to the latest version, and enabled tooling to make it work with most desktops. They also worked on packaging bits of the Plasma Desktop experience that were not yet available. This includes BlueZ-Qt/BlueDevil, KQuickCharts, Qt ImageFormats, Dr Konqi, Plasma Browser Integration support, and NetworkManager support.

They also updated many packages, including CMake, Erlang, FFmpeg, Git, MAWK, OpenLDAP, PostgreSQL, PPP, strace, Thunderbird, and XFS tools. They updated KDE Plasma to 5.18.2. They also enabled uinput support in easy-kernel.

Dan Theisen (djt@) updated packages, including the BIND DNS server, LVM, and MariaDB.

Kiyoshi Aman (aerdan@) added a package for HexChat, a graphical IRC client.

Luis Ressel (aranea@) updated WireGuard.

Max Rees (sroracle@) updated the Intel GPU driver for X.Org, and fixed an issue that could cause some systems to erroneously use an older OpenGL driver.

Randy McCaskill added packages for autoconf-archive and metalog.