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BRIEF PROJECT HISTORY

Project founded as "Ubuntu Privacy Remix"
NOVEMBER 2007

FIRST RELEASE

UPR 8.04 "Hardened Heron" announced
2008APR 30

UPR 9.04 "JAILED JACKALOPE" RELEASED

Introducing amongst other things the new Workflow with "extended Volumes" an an automatic backup machanism for encrypted volumes.

2009MAY 27

UPR 10.04 "LOCKED LYNX" RELEASED

Introducing amongst other things the projects own frontend to GnuPG, which replaced seahorse, and simple creation of LUKS-ecncrypted volumes as an Alternative to Truecrypt.

2010SEP 21

TRUECRYPT-ANALYSIS

The Project publishes ist own Analysis of the Truecrypt-Sourcecode. .

2011AUG 14

MINOR RELEASES r1 - r4 OF UPR 10.04 RELEASED

2011 - 2013

LUKS-ANALYSIS

The Project publishes ist own cryptsetup/LUKS Analysis (download here).

2012AUG 12

UPR 12.04 "PROTECTED PANGOLIN" RELEASED

Introducing support for UEFI + SecureBoot GNOME Classic desktop environment.

2014MAR 05

PROJECT IS RENAMED AND SWITCHES TO DEBIAN

2016APR 22

DISCREETE LINUX ALPHA.1 RELEASED

The core functions are implemented and can be tested. The alpha phase will end with a feature freeze in mid-December.

2016NOV 16

DISCREETE LINUX ALPHA.2 RELEASED

Includes fixed PolKit configuration, that didn't make it into Alpha1. Cleaned up application menu and removed unnecessary packages.

2016NOV 24

DISCREETE LINUX BETA1 RELEASED

Introduces the one-stick-system method for a better usability, especially for inexperienced users.

2016DEC 08