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### NEWS
* **Sat Jan 30 2021** Release 1.5.4 is ready on [release page](Releases).
offers new opportunities to influence drive speed.
libisofs got a bug fixed which under medium rare circumstances spoiled
zisofs production. libisofs switched
to usage of libjte-2.0.0. Further it can now write and read zisofs2 format,
which enables compression of files >= 4 GiB. When reading Joliet file trees
the names get stripped of their version numbers by default. After loading
metadata, libisofs can now tell which directory tree was loaded and whether
Rock Ridge is used.
[xorriso and libisoburn](http://files.libburnia-project.org/releases/libisoburn-1.5.2.tar.gz)
make use of these new features.
xorriso can put out the data stream of -check_media to standard output. It
can restore files with many zero bytes as sparse files and it is able to
extract recognized boot images into data files on hard disk.
A new script xorriso-dd-target helps to put an ISO image onto an USB stick
without endangering valuable hard disk content.
Several rarely triggered bugs were fixed.
* **Sat Aug 01 2020** we celebrate 14 years of libburnia project.
* **Wed Jul 08 2020** We moved from GitLab to Gitea.
* **Mon Nov 25 2019** Bug fix release 1.5.2.pl01 of
is ready on [release page](Releases). cdrskin did not properly burn multiple
tracks. Track 1 was slow and burning stalled before track 2. Regression
introduced by 1.5.0.
* **Sat Oct 27 2019** Release 1.5.2 is ready on [release page](Releases).
The libraries are now ready for building out-of-source.
got minor API extensions.
got a bug fixed which spoiled burn runs on some MATSHITA laptop drives. It
is now able to list all features which the drive announces.
[xorriso and libisoburn](http://files.libburnia-project.org/releases/libisoburn-1.5.2.tar.gz)
xorriso can now set GPT type GUIDs with appended partitions and the ISO
All three libraries got some rarely triggered bugs fixed.
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The wiki article [about problems with concurrent burns](ConcurrentLinuxSr)
describes two workarounds for the poor throughput which can be observed
on Linux if libburn operates more than one drive at a time.
This problem seems to have been fixed in Linux 5.6.
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* [libisoburn](https://dev.lovelyhq.com/libburnia/libisoburn/raw/branch/master/README)
* [GNU xorriso](https://dev.lovelyhq.com/libburnia/libisoburn/raw/branch/master/xorriso/README_gnu_xorriso)
### [Index of wiki pages](Maintained_pages)
We welcome and consider any sorts of contribution although not all can
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Thomas Schmitt - scdbackup [at] gmx [dot] net - Current main developer
Mario Đanić - mario [at] libburnia-project [dot] org - Founder, webmaster, developer