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Mar 21, 2014

Linux LPS (Lightweight Portable Security) Version 1.5.0 Released

A new version of Lightweight Portable Security (LPS v1.5.0) has been released and is available for download from the website.

LPS Release Notes

Changes in Version 1.5.0

Major release, released 17 March 2014

  • Changed desktop experience to use XFCE
  • Updated numerous user experience utilities
  • Applied Browser Bookmark updates
  • Updated FreeRDP to 1.1
  • Updated VMware View Client to 2.2
  • Updated Encryption Wizard to 3.4.0
  • Updated Firefox to 24.3.0 ESR
  • Updated Adobe Flash Player to
  • Updated Java to 1.7u51
  • Updated OpenSSL to 1.0.0l/0.9.8y
  • Updated NSPR to 4.10.3 and NSS to 3.15.4
  • Updated OpenSSH to 6.5p1
  • Updated Firefox Extension: HTTPS Everywhere 3.4.5
  • Updated Firefox Extension: NoScript
  • Updated Adobe Reader to 9.5.5 (Deluxe only)
  • Updated Thunderbird to 24.3.0 (Deluxe only)
  • Updated DAVMail to 4.3.4 (Deluxe only)
  • Updated LibreOffice to 4.1.5 (Deluxe only)
  • Updated Pidgin to 2.10.9 (Deluxe only)
  • Changed DHCP client to dhclient for IPv6 DHCP support with Network Manager
  • Added Brother HL-2040 and HL-2141 printer driver
  • Added platform drivers for some netbooks
  • Added support for NVIDIA Optimus graphics multiplexing
  • Fixes to Broadcom and Realtek wireless drivers

Infrastructure & Infrequently Updated libraries

  • Linux Kernel version 3.10.22
  • USB interface libraries libusbx 1.0.16 and libusb-compat 0.1.5
  • PCSC-Lite version 1.8.10 with CCID version 1.4.14

More detailed information and download link is available on the website at:

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