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Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of News


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08/17/14 16:56:45 (7 years ago)
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Antoine Martin
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    1313This is most important for platforms which do not have a real native package manager (MS Windows and Mac OSX).
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    15 We no longer ship static codecs for any RPM distribution (centos / Fedora), instead we maintain our own private RPM builds of the media libraries (x264, ffmpeg and for some versions also libvpx and libwebp), which we will keep up to date independently of the xpra packages. (and certainly more up to date than any other repositories we are aware of)
     15We no longer ship static codecs for any RPM distribution (centos / Fedora), instead we maintain our own private RPM builds of the media libraries (x264, ffmpeg and for some versions also libvpx and libwebp), which we will keep up to date independently of the xpra packages (and certainly more up to date than any other repositories we are aware of). The repository contains everything needed for building everything from source.
    1616Users of the yum repositories will get their security updates as soon as new versions are available instead of just when a newer version of xpra is released. All the RPM specfiles and SRPMS are also available for those who wish to do it all themselves. (thanks to Matthew Gyurgyik)
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    18 There is also a new integrated bug reporting tool, and many performance optimizations.
     18There is also a new integrated bug reporting tool, and many performance optimizations. The new lzo compression module allows Debian / Ubuntu users to finally benefit from a more modern compression algorithm, at least until lz4 becomes available for all releases. OpenGL accelerated client rendering is now supported on centos 6.5.
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    1920One major new feature is the automatic display selection, which means that you no longer need to choose a free X11 display (thanks to Benoit Gschwind).
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    2123This will be the last release to support python 2.5 and older, libav, old versions of GTK, etc..