Release Digest: General, July 18, 2002
Jul 19, 2002, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
MimerDesk 1.5.3 includes an improved file management system
which makes working with files in groups simple yet capable. The
new version controlling system and locking system enables
concurrent editing of files and ensures file intergrity.
All common file formats can now be previewed with the newest
browsers through MimerDesk.
MimerDesk can be used as an Internet radio. With MP3 Streaming
technology you can stream mpeg encoded files over the network
straight to the home users speakers without any downloading.
MimerDesk even supplies tools to edit MP3 tags.
Downloading more than one file at a time is now possible. The user
can select the files he/she wants and download them in one Zip or
Tar/Gzip compressed file. The compression reduces network load and
Translations have improved. New languages include Thai and Russian.
The Italian, Finnish, English, Swedish, Spanish, German and
Galician translations have been updated. The new localization
system in MimerDesk includes comprehensive translation management
In addition MimerDesk 1.5.3 fixes bugs found in earlier versions
and adds a bunch of new smaller changes and features.
MimerDesk 1.6 will be released by the end of the summer. It will
make working in groups and navigation through MimerDesk easier, and
be even more usable for everyday use.
MimerDesk is a Free/Open Source software. MimerDesk is published
under the GNU GPL license. The license protects the user's rights
to use, change and distribute the MimerDesk software. The MimerDesk
software can be downloaded from the project website. [mimerdesk.org]