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New Donation from Soekris Engineering

Today, we are pleased to announced that Soekris Engineering has donated a net6501 kit to Voyage Linux community. Their donation enables us to carry out certification work on net6501-based boards and encourages Voyage Linux project to support Soekris boards.

Along with the net6501-50 board and a standard enclosure, we also receive the following accessories and souvenir as well.

  1. a PSU, 12V x 3.0A unit.
  2. 2.5" SATA hard drive mounting kit for net6501
  3. Sandisk Cruzer Fit 4GB USB drive
  4. Soekris-branded cap and pen

You can find more information about Soekris net6501 board here

Once again, we would like to express our gratitude to Soekris Engineering for their generous donation.

Voyage Linux 0.8.0 released

We are pleased to announce a new release of Voyage Linux 0.8.0, which includes 3.0.0 kernel and is based on Debian 6.0.3 "Squeeze".

Voyage Linux is now one of the first distributions with Linux 3.0.0 kernel. Next version will be 0.8.x, probably with new Debian "squeeze" revision and newer 3.x kernel.

Voyage MPD and ONE 0.8.0 released

We are pleased to announce a new release of Voyage MPD and Voyage ONE 0.8.0.

Voyage MPD - voyage-mpd-0.8.0.tar.bz2 [2011-10-31] [Live CD]
Voyage ONE - voyage-one-0.8.0.tar.bz2 [2011-10-31] [Live CD]

Both Voyage ONE and MPD are based on official Debian 6.0.3 "Squeeze" and Voyage Linux 0.8.0.

Voyage MPD 0.8.0 updates MPD to 0.16.5 and using alsa driver in 3.0.0 kernel.

Voyage ONE 0.8.0 updates Asterisk to 1.8.4.2 and dahdi to 2.5.0.

See Change Log for more information about changes in 0.8.0 release.

For more information about Voyage ONE and MPD, please visit:
[1] Voyage MPD - http://linux.voyage.hk/voyage-mpd
[2] Voyage ONE - http://linux.voyage.hk/voyage-one

3.0.0 voyage kernel and upcoming 0.8.0 release

We have updated the daily build of Voyage Linux, MPD and ONE to Linux 3.0.0 kernel. Testing is now going on and next release is set to 0.8.0. Target release date of 0.8.0 is set tentatively mid October, as to align with Debian 6.0.3 point release update.

Daily builds of Voyage Linux, MPD and ONE could be download in the below links:

Please help test our upcoming 0.8.0, and report issue, feedback and comments to our mailing list.

New Donation from XMOS

Thank you XMOS! We are pleased to announced that XMOS has donated a USB 2.0 Audio Development Kit to Voyage Linux community. Their donation enables us to carry out certification on USB 2.0 audio devices based on XMOS chipset and encourages us further work on Voyage MPD project.

Once again, we would like to express our gratitude to XMOS for their generous donation.

Voyage Linux 0.7.5 released

We are pleased to announce a new release of Voyage Linux 0.7.5, which includes 2.6.38 kernel and is based on Debian 6.0.2 "Squeeze".

Starting from 0.7.5, madwifi driver is no longer included or supported. Madwifi driver is entirely replaced by nl80211-based ath5k driver.

Next major version is 0.8, which will include Linux kernel 3.0 series. Hopefully, Voyage Linux will be the one of the first distributions with Linux 3.0.x kernel.

Voyage MPD and ONE 0.7.5 released

We are pleased to announce a new release of Voyage MPD and Voyage ONE 0.7.5.

Voyage MPD - voyage-mpd-0.7.5.tar.bz2 [2011-06-28] [Live CD]
Voyage ONE - voyage-one-0.7.5.tar.bz2 [2011-06-28] [Live CD]

Both Voyage ONE and MPD are based on official Debian 6.0.2 "Squeeze" and Voyage Linux 0.7.5.

Voyage MPD 0.7.5 updates MPD to 0.16.2 and alsa driver to 1.0.24. This release also includes some other minor user experience enhancements.

Voyage ONE 0.7.5 updates Asterisk to 1.8.3 and dahdi to 2.4.0, and removed most of the network and VPN software.

See Change Log for more information about changes in 0.7.5 release.

For more information about Voyage ONE and MPD, please visit:
[1] Voyage MPD - http://linux.voyage.hk/voyage-mpd
[2] Voyage ONE - http://linux.voyage.hk/voyage-one

[2011-07-04 update]: If you have 24-bit USB DAC and playing .wav, .aiff and .au but no sound from Voyage MPD 0.7.5, please add the following lines to /etc/mpd.conf and restart mpd service.

decoder {
    plugin "sndfile"
    enabled "no"
}

2.6.38 voyage kernel and next release

We have silently updated the daily build of Voyage Linux, MPD and ONE to 2.6.38 kernel. Testing is now going on and next release is set to 0.7.5 instead of 0.7.1, as to reflect kernel version upgrade. As with 2.6.38, we also announce that madwifi driver is no longer included or supported starting from 0.7.5.

Daily builds of Voyage Linux, MPD and ONE could be download in the below links:

Target release date of 0.7.5 is early June.

Release date is now rescheduled to late June, as to sync with Debian 6.0.2 release.

Voyage Store update and Voyage MPD Starter Kit

Voyage Store has been changed back to a much simpler design as it was first introduced. At the same time, we are proud to announce a new Voyage MPD Starter Kit, a compact Computer-Audio-Source (CAS) system for playing your favourite audio files from a USB flash/HDD or over the network.

Voyage MPD Starter Kit contains the following contents:

  • Voyage MPD 0.7 on 4GB Compact Flash card
  • PCEngines ALIX.3D2 board with aluminum enclosure
  • (optional) TrendsAudio UD 10.1 Lite USB Audio Converter

We are now accepting pre-order of Voyage MPD Starter Kit. We expect to ship the kit to the customer around mid March 2011. To order, please visit Voyage Store. The store is also on clearance sales for number of items!

Voyage ONE and MPD 0.7.0 released

This is a joint announcement of Voyage ONE and Voyage MPD release 0.7.0.

Voyage ONE - voyage-one-0.7.0.tar.bz2 [2011-02-08] [Live CD]
Voyage MPD - voyage-mpd-0.7.0.tar.bz2 [2011-02-08] [Live CD]

Both Voyage ONE and MPD are based on official Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" and Voyage Linux 0.7.0.

Voyage ONE is an enhanced edition of Voyage Linux that aims at integrating the most usable server software and making Voyage Linux a complete, full featured and usable embedded x86 platform. Server software includes asterisk, openvpn, batmand, quagga and snmpd.

Voyage MPD is another special edition of Voyage Linux that makes embedded hardware (e.g. ATOM, ALIX) become your favourite digital music player and server.

For more information about Voyage ONE and MPD, please visit:
[1] Voyage ONE - http://linux.voyage.hk/voyage-one
[2] Voyage MPD - http://linux.voyage.hk/voyage-mpd

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