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Frugalware 1.2pre2 (Locris) released

2010-01-11 - Posted by Miklos Vajna

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.2pre2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 1.2 stable release.
A short and incomplete list of changes since 1.2pre1:

  • Improvements:
    • Introduced devtmpfs: you can now exclude /dev from backups, along with /proc and /sys.
    • Removed several large games from the install images (CD/DVD) which means one less DVD or 4 less CDs.
  • Package updates:
    • Linux kernel 2.6.32 + fixes
    • GNU C Library 2.11
    • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.7
    • Thunderbird 3.0
    • More than 800 other package updates
    • More than 100 new packages
Please refer to the Frugalware Locris ChangeLog for more information.
Download for i686: See our mirror list. Don't forget to check the integrity of the install images before burning!
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