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        :::::::::...::::::: version 2.5.2 :: codename DHORUBA ::

                     FOR THE FREEDOM OF CREATION

        the complete system is free to download and copy, go on

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                     ISO CD image of 683 Mbytes

        see for more informations


Dyne:bolic  GNU/Linux  is  a  live  bootable  cd,  containing  a  whole
operating  system  that  works  straight from boot, without the need to
install or change anything on the hard disk. 

If  you  like  and  want to have it on harddisk you can simply copy the
/dyne directory on your computer: the simpliest installation ever! Your
older system is untouched and comes back booting without CD. 

Dyne:bolic  is  user-friendly: recognizes your hardware devices (sound,
video,  firewire,  modem,  network  and USB) and offers a vast range of
software for multimedia production: audio and video manipulation, sound
composition   and   synthesis,   3D  modeling,  photography,  peer2peer
filesharing,   web   browsing,   veejaying,  desktop  publishing,  word
processing, cd burning, email, encryption, anonymity tools and more. 

All   software  is  free  and  there  is  no  market  operation  behind
dyne:bolic, just a communal effort to widen access to modern technology
and let people be Free to Create. 

Dyne:bolic  is  being  developed  since 6 years by independent and well
skilled  artisans  optimizing  it to run on computers commonly found in
Africa  America Asia Europe and Oceania. It includes code from hundreds
of  programmers  all  around  the  world,  with  a  lively community of
artists,  teachers  and  developers  who use, distribute and adapt this
platform according to their needs and desires. 

This  operating  system  is  a  grassroot  effort  to share independent
knowledge,  it  keeps  away from commercial speculations and capitalist
corporations, because CREATIONS WANT TO BE FREE. 

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         Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.
                                                           -- Socrates

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=== WHAT'S NEW in 2.5.2

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Donations are  now possible via paypal, see

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The system is stabilized for  the final release of the dyne:II series.
This  is  a  major   bugfix  for  usb  detection,  encrypted  nesting,
international  keyboard input,  firewire video  capture  and playback.
New software includes darkice/snow, oggfwd and dvgrab for minimalistic
commandline  streaming receipts.   Updated  software include  Blender,
Cinelerra and  FreeJ.  The image.dyne  module is included  by default.
The User's Manual has been completed with more informations.

=== new dyne:II core features:

- it is a multiuser system, private data can be encrypted
- can boot from CD, network and USB stick, perfect for thin clients
- you don't need to download more, you have many applications at once
- just borrowing a CD/RW and an harddisk you can repack a new liveCD
- it's modular, so you can easily add and combine .dyne modules
- it includes all compiler and development tools needed to build dyne

=== upgrading from version 2

To  upgrade  just replace the dyne/ directory with the new one, or run
the CD and answer yes when prompted. 

To upgrade your nest to encrypted the easieast way is
  - backup your home data on the harddisk outside the nest
  - create a new encrypted nest overwriting the old one
  - import manually your data into the new one

=== upgrading from version 1

Upgrade from version 1, or not? here is an overview of reasons:

 - better usability and stability, support for more devices
 - possibility to run from usb and solid state devices
 - ability to run in thin-client setups
 - cryptographic protection for your privacy  
 - gathers more software and can be customized easily

 - version 2 is not running on XBOX game consoles
 - version 2 does not include the OpenMosix clustering system

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: FOR ACTIVISM IN CRISIS AREAS

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We  imagine  improvised expressive devices like a CD that turns your PC
into  an on line streaming studio. Imagine a mob that creates a traffic
jam.  Think  of the religious policeman in London, the konfused kollege
kid  and the jealous dentist in Baghdad and the jailed blogger blogging
on in Cairo. Building autonomous networks in extreme conditions. 

Streamtime  uses  old  and  new media for the production of content and
networks  in  the fields of media, arts, culture and activism in crisis
areas,   like   Iraq.  Streamtime  offers  a  diffuse  environment  for
developing  do-it-yourself  media.  We  focus  on  a  cultural sense of
finding   your   own  way  in  the  quagmire  that  is  Iraq,  and  its
representation  in  the  global  media.  We  should  not  try to change
politics in order to foster cultural change; we should support cultural
manifestation in order to force political change. 

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::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: AUTOMATIC CRYPTO AUTONOMISM :::

 A public presentation of our privacy protection mechanism was held at
 the Ars Electronica Symposium 2007 - here are the slides:

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People have the right to protect their privacy as much as their freedom
to express. 

It  is  important to keep in mind that noone else than *you* can ensure
the  privacy  of  your  personal  data.  Server hosted services and web
integrated  technologies  gather  all  data into huge information pools
that are made available to established economical and cultural regimes.

Since  version  2.4 dyne:bolic supports strong encryption of your /home
private data with Linux dm-crypt i586 optimized Rijndael hashed SHA256,
to  provide  an  efficient  and  user-friendly  tool  to  protect  your
bookmarks, addressbook, documents and emails by carrying them back with
you, protected with a fairly strong cryptographic algorithm. 

A  passkey  to  read  your  data is stored inside a file, which is also
protected  by a password. It is possible to keep everything with you on
a  small  usb  stick,  still  being  sure that the data won't be easily
recovered  in  case  you  loose  it.  You  can  also  give  the passkey
protecting  your  data to a friend, to make the data unaccessible until
you meet again, which can be useful in case of tricky transports. 

              read more on ___ __ _  _

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: FOR THE GNU MEDIA ART
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The   Goto10   collective   of  artists  tailored  a  unique  piece  of
craftmanship,  gathering  together  most  hard to install bleeding-edge
audio-visual  open  source  software in their customization, free as in
media on 

a  growing number of  extras are  available: cross-compiling  kits for
NintendoDS  and  software  notation   applications  ...   /..   ../  .  and  the community  contributed

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: THIS IS RASTA SOFTWARE

Jah Rastafari Livity bless our Freedom! This is free software, share it
for  the  good of yourself and your people, respect others and let them
express,  be  free  and  let  others  be free. Live long and prosper in

But,  no  Peace without Justice. This software is about Resistence inna
Babylon  world  which  tries  to  control  more  and  more  the  way we
communicate  and  share information and knowledge. This software is for
all  those  who  cannot afford to have the latest expensive hardware to
speak out their words of consciousness and good will. This software has
a full range of applications for production and not only consumption of
information,  it's  a  full  multimedia  studio,  you don't need to buy
anything  to  express  yourself.  Freedom  and sharing of knowledge are
solid  principles  for  evolution  and that's where this software comes

Inna babylon, money is the main requirement to make a voice possible to
be  heard  by  others.  Capitalist  and  fundamentalist governments all
around   the  world  rule  with  huge  TV  monopolies  spreading  their
propaganda, silencing all criticism. 

This is a struggle for Redemption from existing operating systems which
always  require new expensive hardware for doing the same as ever: give
us  free  players but make us pay for producing our own voices. And the
one who protects you rips you off, as the Arabs say. 

Dyne:bolic  is a tool to produce and publish yourself, freely. There is
nothing to consume here, there is all you need to create. 


:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: BIG UP  \o/

First  of all salutes and great respect to the many developers who have
written  software  included in dyne:bolic: a long list of names that is
impossible  to  include here, you'll find information about them inside
the CD and in the documentation of each software.

Furthermore there  are many contributors that  patiently document bugs
and give  suggestions, via email  or in person,  most of them  are not
mentioned here, as  it would be a  big effort by itself to  keep up to
date such a documentation... Thanks to  all of you.

Special  thanks for  this  release  go to  Fruity,  Tati, Jean  Habib,

Dyne:II is being mantained by Jaromil with help and inspirations from:

=== /  FreakNet hackers
    Alpt, Asbesto, Kysucix,  Xant, Newmark, Nightolo, DinDon, Sandman,
    Crash,  Godog,  Voyager,  Pallotron,  Fredd,  Kobaiashi,  Mr.Goil,
    Nelburg, Acme, Adam, Robert, Cjm, Cerin0

=== Goto10
    Aymeric, Marloes, Antonios, Chun and the many contributors

=== Metro Olografix
    Neuro, Smilzo, Superattilius, Groucho/K6, SugoDiPesce,
    Blended, Hunicus, Isazi

=== Netherlands Media Art Institute
    Montevideo / Time Based Arts

=== Radio Ondarossa 87.9FM Roma

=== Streamtime crew

=== ASCII and the robotic resistance crew

=== SERVUS:AT netz-kultur platform

=== the Xiph foundation

=== Indymedia

=== BlagBlagBlag & Blasterisk

And  more... Ish, Kapel, Jagadeesh, Lawrence, Arun M., Melindo, the FSF
India  and  the  NID  Ahmedabad,,  the  Folk  Festival in Louga
(Senegal),  the  squatters of Amsterdam,, Stomfi, Paul Davis,
Abortigeno, Menglef, Maikel, Ivana, Gisle, Armin, Lambru, Chmod, Xaver,
Jojo,  Rino, Marko, Lupone, Kingdom of Piracy, Macchina, Giacomo Verde,
Artificialia,  the Italian Hackmeeting, WhatTheHack, Ecoteca, the Chaos
League, MetaMute, Pippin, Jebba, Emillo, Adam... 

                                    .... and even more .....

to  all  the  many  people  sending  good  vibes,  sharing  ospitality,
suggestions and helping organizing the things that keep all this alive:

                                         hearful THANKS!

:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: CONTRIBUTE


Please  consider  that  the dyne:bolic project is an independent effort
relying   on  occasional  support  from  non-profit,  grant-making  and
business  organizations  willing  to  sustain  development  of free and
opensource software like this. 

Dyne:bolic  relies  on  support  from individuals like you to preserve,
protect and promote the freedom it gives to its users. 
Please show your appreciation with an act of generosity!

If you use it then make a donation ->

In  case  you  are  an  organization,  company or official institution,
consider  is  a  foundation and can provide you with official
papers  about  donations,  plus  you can be mentioned and linked on the
upcoming BIG THANKS page. 

We  struggle to keep this effort independent, therefore the only income
for this project is the community itself. thanks everyone!


dyne:bolic GNU/Linux is copyleft (C)2001-2007 by Denis "Jaromil" Rojo

Several  redistributed  software  are  copyrighted  by  the  respective
authors,   it   is   documented  in  the  accompanying  manual  of  the

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under  the  terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free  Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version. 

This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT   ANY   WARRANTY;   without   even   the  implied  warranty  of
General      Public      License      for      more      details.      

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
with  this  program;  if not, write to: Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
675      Mass      Ave,      Cambridge,     MA     02139,     USA.  is  available  to provide the source of the included binaries
upon  request, all the included software can be redistributed under the
terms  of  the  GNU GPL license and, in some cases, the X/BSD license. 

For more informations refer to the web pages on

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