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Frugalware 1.4pre2 (Nexon) released

2010-12-13 - Posted by Miklos Vajna

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.4pre2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 1.4 stable release.

Here are some of the major improvements, fixes and updates since 1.4pre1:

  • Package updates:
    • Linux 2.6.36
    • Firefox 3.6.12, Chromium 8.0.552.215
    • Glasgow Haskell Compiler 7.0
  • New Features:
  • netconfig now supports mobile 3g connections though wvdial
  • Booting from virtio devices is now supported, as long as you use a separate /boot partition. (see here for details)
  • The GUI installer is now part of the default net/cd/dvd installer images, you don't have to download a separate image to use it.
  • New default appareance for XFCE4 (see here for details)
  • Added generic theme for Splashy
  • Frugalware Gnome icon theme updated with new custom icons (see here for details) and with new variants (RoseDust variant and two Monochrome variant for light and dark panels)
Please refer to the Frugalware Nexon ChangeLog for more information.
Download for i686: See our mirror list. Don't forget to check the integrity of the install images before burning!
NOTE: Click here to read more about what media you need for the installation.