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Frugalware 0.5rc1 (Siwenna) released

2006-08-17 - Posted by VMiklos

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.5rc1, the fist release candidate of the upcoming 0.5 stable release.
A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.5pre2:

  • Updates:
    • Linux 2.6.17.8
    • KDE 3.5.4
    • Firefox 1.5.0.6
    • Thunderbird 1.5.0.5
    • Gnome 2.16 Beta 2 (2.15.91)
  • New features:
    • Splitted the MySQL, PostgreSQL, Samba and LDAP packages so that having these servers installed is no longer forced on a desktop machine
    • fwmirror: A new tool to help mirroring Frugalware
    • fw-xgl-control: Easily enables/disables Xgl on your system with one simple command
    • Homepage: improved the binary packages page - now you can browse by categories and view reverse dependencies
    • Added a workaround for nVidia cards in Xorg 7.1
    • New 0.5 artwork (except KDE)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Fixed handling of the dependencies of the language packs
    • Fixed netinstall when using PPPoE connection
    • Burning the first DVD iso no longer requires any overburn options
Please refer to the Frugalware Testing ChangeLog for more information.
Download for i686:
NOTE: Don't download CDs 3-9 or the second DVD unless you don't have an internet connection
netinstall (20M), cd1 (635M), cd2 (638M), cd3 (635M), cd4 (639M), cd5 (580M), cd6 (642M), cd7 (638M), cd8 (642M), cd9 (394M), dvd1 (4.2G) dvd2 (1.1G)
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