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AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« on: April 12, 2017, 11:17:42 AM »
AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!

An updated 2017 ISO for AV Linux has been released, it features a new Audio Routing system,
many refinements and improvements and probably the most stable and functional collection of
Applications across the board to date! The older AV Linux 2016.8.30 ISO's are currently still
in the FTPs and will be phased out soon, make sure to download the 2017.4.9 release.



CHANGELOG:

- Aligned with Debian 9 'Stretch' instead of generic 'Testing'.
- Cleaned up some cruft that was hanging around.
- Completely new PulseAudio/JACK2 Audio Routing (thanks Hermann Meyer).
  Guide here for existing users: http://bandshed.net/forum/index.php?topic=3937.0
- JACK2 now ensures compatibility with BitWig packaging.
- Added GCC6 compiler (now you can choose to compile with GCC 4.9,5 and 6)
- Added gtkdialog for various tools (had been removed from Debian).
- Moved to native Debian Wine Versions for various compatibility reasons.
- Added GRUB Customizer to assist with setting up Multiboot systems.
- Made MPV the default CD and DVD Player.
- Added Spotify Client.
- Quick Update Tool for Browsers and Flash without blanket updating during production.
- Ardour 5.8 + libcairo fix for U-he Plugins (Thanks Paul Davis, Robin Gareus)
- Ardour 5.8 WinVST build for 32bit AV Linux only (Thanks Robin Gareus)
- Mixbus 4.0.151 (Thanks Ben Loftis, Robin Gareus)
- Added WineASIO (compatible with Debian Wine Stable and Wine Development)
- Added AVL Drumkits LV2 (Thanks Robin Gareus)
- Added Guitarix LV2 Plugins (Thanks Hermann Meyer)
- Added LSP Plugins (Thanks Vladimir Sadovnikov)
- Update to Cinelerra 5.1 with MANY fixes and new features (Thanks GoodGuy and Phyllis)
- General System updates + thanks as always to falkTX for the KXStudio repos

Notes and known issues:


- First time AVL Users PLEASE read the User Manual in the Accessories Menu or found here:
  http://bandshed.net/pdf/AVL2017.3UserManual.pdf
- Please favour the linuxaudio.org and Bytemark mirrors, Bandshed has limited bandwidth! (Thanks Robin Gareus, anahata).
- Our torrents have been discontinued due to their servers being retired (Thanks to Allen Tate for the many years he provided this service).
- The ArdourVST Build on AV Linux 32bit will take a bit of time to run first launch.
- The KX Studio repositories generate APT warnings that are harmless, these have been reported.

DOWNLOAD: http://www.bandshed.net/avlinux/
Donations of any size are welcomed!!

Best Regards, Enjoy!
Glen MacArthur - AV Linux Maintainer
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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2017, 01:52:09 PM »
Wow, this looks really great, I'll give it a spin right away.   Thanks for all the hard work on AVLinux.

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2017, 05:28:37 PM »
Those images of Canadians spending the winter huddled by the fire,
with a jug of moonshine, and a stock of moose jerky, appear to be
a figment of hollywood moviemakers.

Well, I suppose you could always put a well supplied
computer desk close to the fire  ;)

Congrats on the great new version!

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2017, 12:34:14 PM »
Those images of Canadians spending the winter huddled by the fire,
with a jug of moonshine, and a stock of moose jerky, appear to be
a figment of hollywood moviemakers.

Well, I suppose you could always put a well supplied
computer desk close to the fire  ;)

Congrats on the great new version!

Ha! Not much winter here this year in SW Ontario this year, but there have been a few times I wanted throw my computer IN the fire...  ;)

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2017, 06:37:57 PM »
Congrats Glenn!

This looks nice.
Don't think I have time in the near future to try it out....but it looks good.
Stretch sounds better to me than testing.

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2017, 04:08:02 PM »
Looking good! Thanks alot Glenn!

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2017, 10:48:53 PM »
Sweet update. Pretty much everything works. audio, video. Thanks, great job!
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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2017, 10:08:12 AM »
Yes chapeau for Glen,Always fiddling to make it better. And the chance to pulse audio all work.
 Ok i sit with a jug of moonshine listening to music made with AVL that sound great.For me still some mountains to lower before,but can blame that on to much sipping on that jug :)
Glen i can only say , He plows ,milks,sing and make AVL run smooth.
A PC is not always a WC !

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2017, 02:14:18 PM »
This looks great. I'm truly sorry I can't host the torrent site any more.

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2017, 09:20:30 AM »
Hi Allen!

Thanks for stopping by, and no need to feel bad at all, you we appreciate all you've done, things change, that's life! Hope all is well  :)

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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2017, 02:33:07 PM »
Ha

GMaq

Can you give me a little help.   
I installed  2017 64 yesterday on a new hd on my quad desktop .  When I went to setup WiFi networking  no option for infrastructure in Network Manager  makes no sense to me that 1.4.4 has no infrastructure setting ?  the usb WiFi dongels show up ok
I spent hours trying everything I can but will not connect.  I don't have the option for a LAN setup as the router is next door. I have to use WIFI.  I'm using avl 6.0.4 on my laptop to write this.  Is there a 64 bit of 6.0.4 ? 

I love the speed of the 64 bit
What about 2017 32 bit will it have the same issues.

One other issue 
If you open a terminal in file Manager   then close the terminal  File manager locks up and will not respond  warning widow open
after a while saying widow not responding .     this is in avl 2017 64 .

jk
         











 




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Re: AV Linux 2017.4.9 Released!
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2017, 09:05:21 AM »
Quote
- Completely new PulseAudio/JACK2 Audio Routing (thanks Hermann Meyer).

Hi GMaq,
I believe there is still an option for AVLinux to remain Pulseaudio free distro. And the way to achieve that could be this app:
https://github.com/i-rinat/apulse
In a matter of fact, the only noticeable issue with Pulse is that the built-in volume control controls the Pulse volume, but not the Jack volume.
PS: Looking forward for the next AVL installment, based on Debian stable

Cheers mate,
Totalchaos