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Frugalware 0.2rc2 released

2005-04-18 - Posted by VMiklos

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.2rc2, the second (and last) release candidate of the upcoming 0.2 stable release.
A short list of the most important improvements and bugfixes since 0.2rc1:

  • updates:
    • updated GNOME to 2.10.1
    • Firefox (+ language packs) updated to 1.0.3
    • updated Linux kernel to
    • updated glibc to 2.3.5

  • new packages:
    • bk-client (The Open Source BitKeeper Client)
    • xemacs (A highly customizable open source text editor and application development system.)
    • raggle (A console RSS aggregator, written in Ruby.)
    • lsof (Displays information about files open to Unix processes.)

  • fixes:
    • now loop and lp modules are loaded automatically, so /dev/loop* and /dev/lp* devices will be created during boot

  • setup:
    • display a progressbar while downloading in netinstall mode
    • if an error occured during the installation, you have to press enter before setup continues
    • don't restart your computer after a successful setup, if you want

Please refer to the Frugalware ChangeLog for more information.
Frugalware 0.2rc2 can be downloaded by visiting the download page.