Frugalware 1.8pre2 (Cinna) released

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.8pre2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 1.8 stable release. Here are some of the major improvements, fixes and updates since 1.8pre1:

  • Package updates:
    • Kernel 3.6.6
    • XOrg Server 1.13.0
    • KDE 4.9.3
    • GNOME 3.6
  • New features:
    • cpu scaling on i686 and x86_64 now works out of the box for most hardware
    • cpupower is now only needed if you want to change the default behavior
    • video decoding acceleration libraries have been enabled in most multimedia programs

Note: The ISOs will be a bit late on mirroring. There were some last minute fixes that had to be put in.

Please refer to the Frugalware Testing ChangeLog for more information.

Download for x86_64: 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.