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TLXOS 5.0.1



Please note: this release does not support the Raspberry Pi 5 (if you have a Pi 5, please use the progressive release, i.e. 5.2.0 or later).

Bug fixes

  • idle session disconnection feature doesn't work
  • USB installer stops at an interactive¬†(initramfs) prompt when booting a system on which an earlier version of the same edition of TLXOS is already installed
  • a failed integrity check of /config causes the USB installer to fail to automatically upgrade TLXOS <= 5.0.x
  • Maintenance Mode might fail to start with a "Fatal error in gpu init" error on devices with AMD GPUs
  • inability to mount the root filesystem will result in (usually) harmless error messages during an automatic upgrade of TLXOS <= 5.0.x
  • analog audio does not work on the Raspberry Pi when using the ALSA audio scheme
  • reverting locale to C.UTF-8 after changing it to something else has no effect
  • submode is not changed to JPEG as claimed after warning popup when attempting to use H.264 submode in HDX mode on a Raspberry Pi
  • intermittent brief screen blanking on Raspberry Pi 2
  • PXE boot service erroneously serves 64-bit kernel to 32-bit-only clients (RePC only)

New features

  • multiple server names/addresses (separated by spaces) are now permitted in the Server/Broker[:Port] field; if multiple names/addresses are present, TLXOS will use them to prepopulate the server pick list; unlike the case where no server names are provided, users will not be able to alter options in this list

Software upgrades


  • the fbturbo framebuffer-mode driver that was previously used on the Pi 2 and 3 has been removed - FKMS is now used for all supported Raspberry Pi models (2, 3, and 4)
  • to reduce confusion - particularly for new users - when installing RePC via USB stick, ISO or PXE boot, the boot menu is no longer hidden, and the timeout has been lengthened to ten seconds; the Reinstall submenu option has also been renamed to (Re)Install
  • RePC's¬†Test Memory boot menu option is now available when booting in UEFI mode also, and in both Legacy boot and UEFI boot cases now uses Memtest86+ 7.00 rather than Memtest86 5.01
  • accelerated GL is now permitted in HDX and Web modes, since Chromium and newer Citrix Workspace App releases can make use of it (and since it only ever conflicted with ThinLinX's long-since-removed plugin)
  • removed unneeded empty files and directories from /actualroot/var/log
  • added localization package for Chromium web browser
  • corrected some package database inconsistencies

Known issues

  • PXE booted devices operating as diskless clients will get stuck indefinitely during shutdown or reboot, and will require power removal or reset; this is because all recent Linux kernels require network interfaces to be dereferenced (i.e. shut down cleanly) prior to reboot or poweroff, which is very difficult when booting Debian from an ATA-over-Ethernet device
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Article details
Article ID: 110
Category: Release Notes
Date added: 2024-05-04 02:15:46
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