Hawaii 0.2.0 released

We are pleased to announce the availability of Hawaii 0.2.0.

Hawaii 0.2.0 requires:

  • Qt 5.2 with EGL support
  • The qtwayland module (not yet part of Qt)
  • Wayland 1.3 and Weston 1.3
  • DConf
  • Polkit-Qt-1 with Qt 5 support

Below the list of modules that are part of the Hawaii 0.2.0 release:

Green Island 0.2.0 have been released too but it’s not part of the
Hawaii release because it’s considered experimental.

Here’s the list of source tarballs:

All modules included in this releases have now a “stable” branch, the development for
the next release will happen in the “dev” branch.

Instructions on how to build the sources are here.

The plan for the upcoming release will soon be announced.

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  • thewisetent

    Where can I download Hawaii 0.2.0? The sourceforge just downloads the older Maui 0.0.2

    • Pier Luigi Fiorini

      You can download sources or Archlinux packages (which are up to date now).
      The new Maui Tech Preview 3 (0.0.3) ISO is almost ready, I’m doing the final touches and if the build server stops dying I will land it to some people who have UEFI for testing today.
      Once the testers say it’s OK it will be uploaded to SourceForge.net.

      • thewisetent

        Although I am not new to Linux, I’ve never really understood how to build stuff (namely os’s) from source. Do you know of any good guides or could you elaborate? I understand what you’ve said, but I have no idea how to go about doing it.

        • Pier Luigi Fiorini

          Back in the day to understand how to build a Linux system I found Linux From Scratch to be very compelling guide: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/
          Basically you need a working Linux distribution installed into your machine and some development tools like the gcc compiler, make, etc… (some distributions should have a way to install the development tools with a command, if I recall on Debian systems you can apt-get install build-essential and with Fedora it should be yum install -y @c-development), fetch the sources, build in the right order and install the binaries into another partition. Maui is based on OpenEmbedded which provides a good and solid Linux base system, then the stuff I do care more (systemd, Qt, Wayland, Hawaii and such) is fetched from git and built together with a Python program called mauibuild.

          • thewisetent

            is there an email address I can give you so we can continue this conversation outside this site? I’d like to learn more about this.

          • Pier Luigi Fiorini

            You can contact me in private.

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