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Author:  Victor Chew [ Wed May 21, 2014 1:49 am ]
Post subject:  UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

UBCD V5.3.0 is available for download:

You can grab it via BitTorrent first while the mirrors are being updated:

http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/download/ ... so.torrent
md5sum: a5617e0bdd3ccc3cb3a1b1dd20396d7a
sha1sum: 4d580f1204f071b5cda740bec2f7786c819f18ad

Changelog:

- Updated ASTRA to V6.14. Thanks to ady for the update.
- Updated Intel Processor Identification Utility to V4.90. Thanks to ady for the update.
- Updated Memtest86 to V4.3.7. Thanks to ady for the update.
- Updated Super Grub2 Disk to V2.00s2. Thanks to ady for the update.

Author:  ady [ Fri May 23, 2014 3:58 am ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

Updates for the next version (no urge):
HDClone Free v5.0.5 v5.0.6 v5.0.7.

Edit: newer HDClone version(s).

Author:  ngrcld [ Fri May 23, 2014 12:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

the script "ubcd/tools/linux/antivirus/clamav.sh" has missing backquotes at the end of lines 43 and 44

Author:  Victor Chew [ Fri May 23, 2014 4:52 pm ]
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@ady: Noted. Thanks!

@ngrcld: Thanks! Will fix in next release.

Author:  ady [ Tue Jul 01, 2014 4:26 pm ]
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Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for DOS
Version: v5.22
2014Jun

Changelog:
Code:
5.22:
   - Renamed to DOSDLG.
   - Removed missing test tracks check.

I don't know if the now-removed test was worth anything (but there is a mention about it in the Windows version about having to use the DOS version in certain circumstances).

Perhaps the prior version 5.21 should be kept too, alongside with the new (renamed) 5.22 version?

Author:  Victor Chew [ Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:04 pm ]
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Quote:
Perhaps the prior version 5.21 should be kept too, alongside with the new (renamed) 5.22 version?
Think that's the most prudent approach.

Author:  Victor Chew [ Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:03 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

Reposting for ady. Post was lost due to database corruption.

ady wrote:
For the next UBCD (whenever it will happen, no rush):

Intel Processor Identification Utility 5.00, 2014Jun27, published on 2014Jul10.

During my prior post I also updated the post (in this same topic) about HDClone (to 5.0.7), but I didn't mention it then, so I'm doing it now.

Author:  ady [ Fri Jul 25, 2014 8:36 pm ]
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2014JUL23 ASTRA for DOS v6.20

Author:  nelsonhf [ Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:57 am ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

Update for the next version: HWINFO 5.5.5 (July-03-2014)

Best regards,
Nelson/Brazil

Author:  ady [ Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:45 am ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

nelsonhf wrote:
HWINFO 5.5.5


I want to point out that at the moment HWINFO for DOS v5.5.5 was only posted for testing. The latest official announcement at this moment is still for version 5.5.2, and at least some of the official download mirrors are still offering that older version.

I don't know whether there is going to ever be an official announcement, and the new HWINFO v5.5.5 version might be perfectly fine. I just wanted to point out the seemingly "testing" character of this new version.

Perhaps UBCD should keep the officially-announced older HWINFO v5.5.2 too, until some official announcement of some new HWINFO for DOS version is posted.

Author:  ady [ Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:47 am ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

2014FEB25
Terabyte Unlimited Partinfo v.1.14
IMHO, from the binaries included in the original zip, only the DOS executable should be included. Including the other executables is just a waste of space. Remember that the free space in the fdubcd image is limited.

I don't know about its changelog, but the DOS-based executable checksum is different than the prior version included in UBCD.

Author:  Victor Chew [ Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

Quote:
I want to point out that at the moment HWINFO for DOS v5.5.5 was only posted for testing. The latest official announcement at this moment is still for version 5.5.2, and at least some of the official download mirrors are still offering that older version.
Is this still true? As far as I can tell, v5.5.5 is official on their website.

Author:  ady [ Sat Aug 09, 2014 2:31 am ]
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Victor Chew wrote:
Quote:
I want to point out that at the moment HWINFO for DOS v5.5.5 was only posted for testing. The latest official announcement at this moment is still for version 5.5.2, and at least some of the official download mirrors are still offering that older version.
Is this still true? As far as I can tell, v5.5.5 is official on their website.


At the moment I am typing this post...

The only change in the official website is that v5.5.5 is linked in their own "download" page and says "5.5.5" with the date of the new file. The same download page still mentions an old "changes" item (corresponding to an old release).

The official mirrors are still providing v.5.5.2 for download. The only place to download v.5.5.5 is the main website (not in the mirrors).

In the official forum, there are "announcements" for the Windows-based releases. The latest "announcement" topic for a DOS-based release is still for version 5.5.2.

In the official forum, in the topic that triggered the new HWINFO v5.5.5, the developer explicitly says that, considering that there has been some time since the prior DOS-based release (v5.5.2), the DOS-based program was "in effect" phased-out. And yet, in the same forum topic he posted a link for this v5.5.5 version so the reporter of the alleged problem would test it and report feedback. As it happens too-frequently, there is still no feedback about this version (and the post is already a-month-old).

So, this is the current state of the situation (facts). There is no changelog for v.5.5.5. Whichever problem was in there in the prior version, there is still no feedback (and at this point, I wouldn't keep waiting for it) and no mention about what changed. The official download mirrors still provide v5.5.2 as "latest" version.

Author:  milindck [ Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:45 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: UBCD V5.3.0 available for download

Victor Chew wrote:
@ady: Noted. Thanks!

@ngrcld: Thanks! Will fix in next release.



Improved the antivirus update scripts (clamav.sh and fprot.sh scripts) from UBCD5.3.0 version to download only if newer antivirus signatures are available on the server based on the remote server timestamp.

NOTE: I noticed that wget sets the timestamp of the downloaded files to the server timestamp and thought of making use of the same to not to have to download 24MB to 62MB files if they do not have newer timestamp.

following attachment contains the scripts
Attachment:
File comment: Improved to only download newer antivirus definition update files are available.
antivirus_update_scripts.tgz [2.56 KiB]
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