As advertised in their mailing list of development last day 3, the first beta images of Trisquel 5.5 «Brigantia» have been released for testing. With the planned launch date of March 24.
The first beta images for the forthcoming 5.5 «Brigantia» release are ready for download here: http://devel.trisquel.info/makeiso/iso/
This time the images came a little later than expected because the amount of upstream changes -specially the move towards GNOME 3 and GTK3- required a much larger effort than usual. They also required a lot of compilation tests, those incomplete iso images that caused so much speculation… But it was fun. 🙂
I'll right back to the list with every new iso that comes up for
testing. The known bug list is here (please do not translate it):
The planned release date is March 24; I'll be presenting the new
version at the 2012 LibrePlanet Conference in Boston:
Let's get cracking with the bug fixing!
As mentioned Ruben, the transition from Gnome to version 3 it has cost them more work than they expected, which explains its delay. Among the novelties we find the following:
Known bugs so far:
The iso images are too big
The installer crashes right away (fixed in 20120305)
ubiquity icon missing: http://listas.trisquel.info/pipermail/trisquel-devel/2012-March/000580.html
The main menu is not clean
The main menu shows an arrow on top of the triskelion
The menus are missing the icons
Orca does not work (fixed in 20120305)
lightdm still not fully accessible
lightdm fails to autologin if accessibility is enabled
There is no screensaver
Yelp's default page is missing
Gtk theme name is not selectable
Metacity should have composition enabled by default
The panel should be transparent
right click> Open containing folder, of Abrowser, appears the Launch Application, ask for the program for open the download directory
Gnash is installed but does not load in abrowser (fixed in 20120305)
Volume and bluetooth gnome daemons not starting gnome-app-install missing from menu
We hope to have soon quarrel between us, and if you would like to help report bugs you can download the ISO image from the link above, or help with the new artwork, or help with the wiki documentation.
And with this ends this little note, while we are aware of its next release. We read after.