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Website is slow
     posted by samgee, Tue 10 May 2016 08:25:14 PM UTC

The website is slow to respond and sometimes unreachable. We're looking into the problem. Note that works fine.

gNewSense 4.0 released
     posted by samgee, Mon 02 May 2016 09:14:57 PM UTC

I hereby announce the release of gNewSense 4, codenamed Ucclia. It's based on a solid Debian, modified to respect the Free Software Foundation's and is available for 3 architectures: i386, amd64 and mipsel (Lemote Yeeloong).

Torrents ([1], [2]) for the live DVD images are available, as well [...]

Website maintenance
     posted by samgee, Wed 14 Oct 2015 09:02:45 PM UTC

The website will be down for maintenance from 2015-10-17 21:30 until 2015-10-18 01:30 UTC.

Website down for maintenance
     posted by samgee, Sat 10 Oct 2015 08:18:42 PM UTC

The website will be down for maintenance from 2015-10-10 20:00 until 22:00 UTC.

gNewSense 3.1 released
     posted by samgee, Sun 09 Feb 2014 07:30:07 PM UTC

I'm pleased to announce the release of gNewSense 3.1 [1]. This is a
minor update to the current stable version with codename Parkes. These are the most important changes:

- The correct country-specific package repository (instead of is set at installation time. [...]

Website is back up
     posted by samgee, Tue 21 Jan 2014 09:18:11 PM UTC

The website is back up. I've also enabled the Xapian search engine, so searching works faster now. We had left it disabled so far because it appeared from earlier tests that searching for substrings didn't work. It does now. If you want to search for part of a word (say: "ewsense"), then prefix the search term with "r:", e.g. "r:ewsense".

More website problems
     posted by samgee, Sun 19 Jan 2014 09:26:32 PM UTC

MoinMoin, the wiki software powering our website, is experiencing some difficulties. The website will probably be out for a whole day. We're working on a solution. Thanks for your patience.

Website is back up
     posted by samgee, Sun 12 Jan 2014 07:55:36 PM UTC

We took some measures to block the attacks we've been having on the website. It's been running smoothly again for a few hours now, but we may experience some side effects. Please let us know if you have trouble creating a new account or logging in.

Website problems
     posted by samgee, Sat 11 Jan 2014 10:59:28 PM UTC

The website is experiencing some heavy load. It looks like it's under attack. We're doing our best to block the culprits.

gNewSense 2 End Of Life
     posted by samgee, Sat 28 Dec 2013 09:11:36 PM UTC

The repository of gNewSense 2 will permanently go offline on 2014-01-03. If you are still using gNewSense 2, please migrate [1] to version 3.


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