[News] 6 New GNU/Linux Distributions Released, One BSD

[News] 6 New GNU/Linux Distributions Released, One BSD

Post by Roy Schest » Wed, 22 Oct 2008 20:24:46

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[CentOS-announce] CentOS 4.7 Server CD - x86_64 Released

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| The single CD server install for CentOS 4.7 / x86_64 has now been
| released and is available from all active mirrors.


Elive 1.9.10 development released

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| This version doesn't include Exalt anymore (network configurator). You have a
| new application available in Elpanel (not in the desktop gadget yet). It is
| in a early development stage but you are more than welcome to report any bug
| (or request feature) on http://bugs.elivecd.org. If you prefer you can still
| install Exalt or Wicd at your choice.


Plamo 4.5


Linux Mint 5 x64 Edition released!

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| Linux Mint is proud to announce that Linux Mint 5 Elyssa is now available on
| AMD64 for 64 bit processors.
| In the future the x64 edition will be released at the same time as the Main
| and Light editions.
| The purpose of the x64 edition is to offer the same desktop features as the
| Main edition but in a 64 bit environment. It aims to be as similar to the
| Main edition as possible. Due to the nature of its architecture, its package
| base and its origins it defers in the following ways:
| * Linux Mint x64 Edition was forked from Ubuntu Hardy as opposed to
| Ubuntu Edgy for the Main Edition,
| * Linux Mint x64 Edition comes with a java plugin implemented by OpenJDK,
| as opposed to Sun for the Main Edition.
| * Linux Mint x64 Edition comes with Xchat instead of Xchat-Gnome
| * Linux Mint x64 Edition comes with Flash 9 instead of Flash 10


Vyatta 4.1.4


10/18/08 - Parted Magic 3.1

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| Parted magic released with only minor changes from RC1. One of the most
| important new developments is the HDD version. This is a new concept in
| rescue/partitioning environments. It's basically a copy and paste USB
| distribution for system admins and is the future of the Parted Magic project.
| Version 4.0 will be largely based on Slackware Linux and will offer package
| management and most things you would expect from a small rescue environment.
| My honest opinion is the death of CDs and DVDs is closer than most people
| think and the dominance of flash media with RW is the future of any system
| admins toolbox. This forum post describes the new HDD version. In the weeks
| to come, new documents will be written to describe its uses in better detail.
| The 3.x series might be the last of the RO "Live" media environments for
| Parted Magic which a large number of distributions do better than us anyway.


BSDanywhere 4.3 Final Release

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| After eight months of work we've now released the final version of
| BSDanywhere 4.3 - Enlightenment at your fingertips, the OpenBSD Live CD.



More distros = more choice

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| With more than 300 active distributions (distros), Linux is on a roll. Linux
| distros primarily differ in terms of features since they are built on