The developers of one of the smallest GNU/Linux operating systems, Tiny Core, have announced that the next point release in the Tiny Core Linux 7 series, version 7.2, is now open for development.
Tiny Core Linux 7.2 RC1 (Release Candidate 1) has been released today, June 25, 2016, and it lets early adopters and public testers get an early taste of what’s coming to the final Tiny Core Linux 7.2 operating system in the coming weeks.
According to the release notes, the first Release Candidate of Tiny Core Linux 7.2 will bring more ondemand improvements to the tc-functions script, as well as to allow passing of arguments to the ondemand items that don’t contain a .desktop file.
It also looks like both tc-functions and ondemand have been patched to allow passing and quoting of arguments. Moreover, it appears that ondemand will no longer start by itself, and the “clear” command has been moved to the end of the rcS script.
Some of the changes mentioned above have already been implemented in the Tiny Core Pure 64-bit editions, but they didn’t make it to the Tiny Core edition until now. You can download Tiny Core Linux 7.2 Release Candidate 1 right now via our website. However, please keep in mind that this is a pre-release version.