Frugalware 1.6rc2 (Fermus) released

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.6rc2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 1.6 stable release. Here are some of the major improvements, fixes and updates since 1.6rc1:

  • Package updates:
    • Linux kernel 3.1.10
    • LibreOffice 3.4.5
    • ~100 updated packages
    • 27 new packages
  • New features:
    • New cpupower (LWN article) and perf packages
    • kmod replaced module-init-tools
  • Fixes:
    • The installer now handles network timeout errors
    • Documentation updates

Please refer to the Frugalware Testing 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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