The latest release of the BitCurator environment (0.8.4) is now available at our wiki (http://wiki.bitcurator.net). Direct links and MD5 checksums can be found on the wiki, or you can follow the links below:
This release includes a range of stability updates and bug fixes. Items of note:
– Floppy disk drive access restored. This had become disabled in the previous release due to a system update to the Ubuntu core.
– Installation bug preventing complete installation on laptops with certain types of webcams fixed.
– File system output in Excel format now includes file format identification field.
– BitCurator configuration file (in /etc/bitcurator/bc_report_config.txt) and supporting software module updated to simplify tuning of report file output. Additional documentation to follow on the wiki.
As with previous releases, this environment is built on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu and may be unstable on certain 32-bit host operating systems, or host hardware with less than 4GB of RAM. Please don’t hesitate to post here if you have questions!