Weekly Status Report: 2019-07-21

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Top 5 referring sites to the Web site:

  • 65: DistroWatch
  • 65: Google
  • 39: Reddit
  • 27: without-systemd.org
  • 20: Repology

Top 5 pages accessed (and homepage):

  • 1130: /
  • 296: /about.html
  • 128: /announcements/
  • 64: /about-qa.html
  • 41: /team.html
  • 38: /contribute.html


A. Wilcox (awilfox@):

  • Added the fbset package, allowing control of framebuffers.
  • Fixed an issue where the scp command may not work properly when transferring files to systems with only the server components of OpenSSH installed.
  • Added X11 support for the following graphics cards and accelerators:
    • AMDGPU (Bleeding-edge AMD Radeon)
    • GLINT/Permedia
    • Rendition
    • SiliconMotion
    • SiS, both PCI/AGP and USB
    • Sun Leo and Creator
    • Trident
    • VirtualBox Virtual Graphics Adaptor
    • VESA Generic
    • VMware VMSVGA
  • Fixed an issue with Netsurf that may cause a crash loading pages from sites using the experimental HTTP/2 protocol.
  • Added packaging for 6 Python modules.
  • Fixed an issue with libwacom which may cause some drawing tablets to be incorrectly recognised.
  • Fixed an issue with libinput that caused some touchpads and mice to misbehave.
  • Updated many packages to their latest versions, including cURL, file system utilities, graphics and media libraries, the musl C library, ncurses, 11 Python modules, spell checking libraries, and the experimental Wayland base library.
  • Fixed multiple issues in xdg-utils, improving security and reliability on all desktop systems.

Kiyoshi Aman (aerdan@):

  • Updated many packages to their latest versions, including MATE and XFCE applications, the VIM text editor, and ImageMagick.
  • Added a package for the MPlayer media player.

Luis Ressel (aranea@):

  • Fixed issues with the configuration of easy-kernel on 64-bit ARM computers.
  • Updated nsd to its latest version.

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