This week has been mostly devoted to finishing up the missing packages
list from alpha2 (the packages that we shipped in alpha2 that were
removed/left unpackaged when we switched from ebuilds to APKBUILDs).
Top 5 referring URLs to the Web site:
17: Tie: DDG and MacRumors
Top 5 pages accessed (and homepage):
Netsurf and socat have been packaged, but have not yet been merged due
to the work on the alpha2 list.
Almost 70 packages have been added this week. See the section "General
discussion" for more about some new and changed packages.
Currently, the alpha2 list has gone from 122 packages to 28 packages!
Some were removed because they are deprecated or removed upstream, but
most are now packaged.
Support for MTP (Media Transfer Protocol), used by many digital cameras,
has been added to KIO, VLC, and a few other packages. This means that
you should be able to download photos from many popular digital cameras
using Adélie Linux.
DjVu formatted ebooks are now supported in Okular. Additionally, the
Evince document viewer from GNOME has been packaged. Other book support
includes PostScript formatted documents via libspectre, and SWORD.
Our custom KDE theme has been tweaked. It now uses the Breeze style by
default, with our customary maroon title bar. We also now have our own
official set of wallpapers, courtesy of Horst Burkhardt (mc680x0) and A.
Free42, a scientific calculator, was ported to PowerPC and added to
Ghostscript was added with CUPS helper support. This means most
printers are now supported by Adélie Linux. All printers tested were
able to print successfully, using Gutenprint!
This coming week should return to normal as the alpha2 list wraps up.
Best to you and yours,
A. Wilcox (awilfox)
Project Lead, Adélie Linux