OpenIndiana Hipster 2016.04 snapshot released

The OpenIndiana community announced availability of OpenIndian 2016.04, latest snapshot of community driven, open source operating system powered by Illumos kernel. This snapshot of OpenIndiana comes 6 months after previous one and as usual, is packed with a lot of updates.

Following are some changes/updates present in this release:
  • Firefox is updated to 45.0.2
  • Thunderbird is updated to 38.6.0
  • GTK 3 3.14.15 is added. GTK 2 is updated to 2.24.29 and stays default for now.
  • vlc 2.2.1 is added to /hipster-encumbered
  • ffmpeg is updated to 2.8.6
  • libusb-1.0 is added, libmtp is switched from libusb to libusb-1.0
  • fuse driver and libfuse 2.7.6 are integrated. sshfs is added.
  • dbus is updated to 1.10.8
  • libotr is updated to 4.1.1
  • openttd is updated to 1.5.3
  • geany 1.26 is added
  • hexchat 2.12.0 is added
  • lynx is updated to 2.8.8
  • mutt is updated to 1.6.0
  • X11 libraries and tools were updated
  • libical is updated to binary incompatible version 1.0.
  • libnotify is updated to ABI-incompatible 0.7.6 version
  • postrun service (which was JDS private interface to make post-installation tasks) was removed
  • Unmaintained visual panels were dropped
  • EsounD was removed (superseded by pulseaudio)
  • Openproj was removed
See additional information in release notes of OpenIndiana 2016.04.

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