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 RobertB:  2 hrs 36 mins ago News News : Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
   posted by ASiegel on 27-Jun-2014 19:32:53 (2505 reads)
The MorphOS development team is proud to announce the immediate availability of MorphOS 3.6. Delivering one of the most requested features, this new version can now utilize the built-in Wi-Fi hardware in all Apple systems that feature Broadcom´s BCM43 chipset. In addition, MorphOS further extends its support of graphics chipsets to include AMD´s R400 series by adding compatibility with Radeon X800 PRO and FireGL X3 cards. Moreover, the latest version of MorphOS now enables laptop owners to define custom screen modes and provides default modes for increasingly common high resolution displays.

Click the "Read More" button for more info ----------------------------------->

Improving interoperability and overall convenience, MorphOS 3.6 adds a new SMBFS filesystem handler with 64-bit I/O support for easy file sharing via network storage devices, a new VNC server to control your MorphOS systems remotely or even without a display, and a Synergy client for sharing a nearby mouse and keyboard with any Linux, MacOS or Windows machine that is part of your local network and acts as a Synergy server.

As usual, MorphOS 3.6 includes many more improvements and bug fixes. For a more complete list of all changes, please read our MorphOS 3.6 release notes.

We strongly urge new users to carefully read our installation and troubleshooting guides before they attempt to install MorphOS for the first time. Existing users can upgrade via the familiar procedure but are encouraged to read the guides as well. MorphOS 3.6 is available for download in our files section.


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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
Posted on 28-Jun-2014 7:02:20
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This release has some of the most desired features I have been looking forward to, the driver for the Airport Extreme and support for the Radeon R400 video cards.

Now I can use my FireGL X3 video card in my Dual 2.7GHz G5 PowerMac for the fastest MorphOS system available without over-clocking.

I can't wait to get it installed and see how it feels and benchmarks.

Amiga! The computer that inspired so many, to accomplish so much, but has ended up in the hands of . . . . . . . . . .

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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
Posted on 28-Jun-2014 7:29:23
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It was not supposed to have the SAM460 support for this release?

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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
Posted on 28-Jun-2014 9:21:01
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It was never officially announced for 3.6, as far as I know. According to a post on MorphZone by one of the porters (in this thread), it was postponed to a later release.

I guess this means there is still work to have the system properly supported (like better support for newer Radeons) and it made no sense to delay the rest of the improvements in the system just because of that.

MorphOS, classic Amiga, demoscene, and stuff
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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
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Thank you for this release, the build in Wifi support for My Apple Powerbook sounds great!

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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
Posted on 28-Jun-2014 14:07:57
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It sound soooo good especially VNC server!! I was hoping to see Sam460ex support.

Sam460ex 1,15Ghz
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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
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Well done!

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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
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Thanks MorphOS Team!

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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
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I updated my "What's New in MorphOS 3" article to match 3.6 version...

- The wiki based MorphOS Library - Your starting point for MorphOS
- Software made by jPV^RNO

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Re: Public Release of MorphOS 3.6
Posted on 11-Jul-2014 9:16:13
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Kookytech/Danwood made a very nice youtube presentation of the 3.6 features.

I must say MorphOS looks very nice!

Kookytech 3.6 Overview

Last edited by Overflow on 11-Jul-2014 at 09:16 AM.

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