Webconverger 12 is the biggest leap forward this project has made to date. Highlights:
- Operating system innovation, entire operating system is now maintained under git (we believe this is a first!)
- New configuration and subscription service at making it much easier to customise your kiosk
- New boot menu, with the ability to boot in a selection of different locales
- Firefox 10 Extended Support Release 10.0.3 included
- A new about: page that shows the running version of Webconverger
- For added security please upgrade since we now have better browser lock down in the Webconverger Firefox extension and no more search bar
- Much better network handling
- Re-engineering of boot APIs like i18n
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- Incredible amount of hard open sourced work documented on https://github.com/Webconverger/
- 12.0 package changes
- 12.1 hotfix for bug in configuration fetching loop
- 12.2 Critical Flash security update and other fixes
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New configuration service offering from Webconverger.com
As we announced earlier this replaces http://webconverger.com/buy customisation service which simply wasn't scalable. There is an extensive FAQ describing the service, though the biggest caveat is that it only works on wired network connections on this Live version.
Last but not least, http://webconverger.com also has a new HTML digital signage product based on Webconverger called Neon that is on the streets of the London now and will be used at the Olympic games. Open technologies FTW!
A binary operating system in git
We have laid down the foundations for an operating system entirely managed in git. There is a lot more innovation to come in form of upgrades and getting the size down of the ISO down. So we really need your feedback and support in future rounds of testing hard drive installs since this is new territory.
Special thanks to Patrick Haller, Jamie Kitson, Guttorm Flatabø, Ruth Chong and Paul Craig for your help, duly acknowledged.