[Frugalware-announce] Frugalware 0.5pre2 (Siwenna) released

VMiklos noreply at frugalware.org
Mon Jul 31 09:55:01 CEST 2006

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to [1] announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.5pre2, the second technical preview
of the upcoming 0.5 stable release.
A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.5pre1:

  * Updates:
	   + Linux 2.6.17 (+ security patches)
	   + GCC 4.1.1
	   + Apache 2.2.3
	   + XOrg 7.1 (updated the fglrx driver accordingly, nVIDIA still doesn't work)
	   + GNOME 2.16 Beta 1 (there may be some problems with some Gnome and GTK software -
	     see earlier news posts)
	   + OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 (this time a native version is available for x86_64 users,

  * New features:
	   + All configuration tools have been updated to the new framework, type "setup" to
	     reach them
	   + Switched to splashy from bootsplash, so that the splash can be used with any
	     custom vanilla kernel, too
	   + Added French localization for the package manager

  * Installer:
	   + Added an eyecandy tetris, use it on tty5 while netinstall downloads the selected
	     packages :)
	   + Several utf8-specific update for Chinese users
	   + Added wireless support to the netinstall
	   + Added French translation
	   + The DVD iso has been splitted so that it can be burned again to a single-layer
Note: Don't download the second DVD unless you don't have an internet connection
	   + All the packages are available on CDs.
Note: Don't download CDs 3 - 9 unless you don't have an internet connection
	   + The installer now recognizes os-specific informations, like the name of the
	     already installed other distributions or the version of many other operating

  * Packages:
	   + More than 2600 packages have been updated
	   + More than 220 new packages

Please refer to the Frugalware [2] Development ChangeLog for more information.
Download for i686: [3] netinstall (20M), [4] cd1 (643M), [5] cd2 (633M), [6] cd3 (640M), [7] cd4 (642M), [8] cd5 (554M), [9] cd6 (642M), [10] cd7 (643M), [11] cd8 (558M), [12] cd9 (385M), [13] dvd1 (4.4G) [14] dvd2 (712M)
07271ddb32e831ebeecdc7c01d1bdb6c429b5ef4  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd1.iso
07c5b548d8d9e7a011a3ab7a145c48731e5fbee4  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd2.iso
7354ff3d44f480dfae8d27fde0c22343f042d349  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd3.iso
07ff975bf2b554fcf9f4c4bca171613f7456567e  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd4.iso
fd9a48885cc66d7dfc35ac0060b7804cbb55ef4a  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd5.iso
0a4acbdb359f0424f6f081b134964d231648fe1c  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd6.iso
539eb9b343466f7428dbe185aaa9a7b5b6cc94fb  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd7.iso
a3596b7f25437447c3c117eb0bb883b040a3024a  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd8.iso
257a426eb08230ae24d7b81af042c30f995b6f0e  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd9.iso
64c2662ca21407bbe548ce6396aab659376184a0  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-dvd1.iso
44dd9bb8c98a1370571ed799e53e8129ad78a3e4  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-dvd2.iso
0c0cedda6de27378916f4093ba7c7145f3487455  frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-net.iso


1. http://frugalware.org/news/41
2. http://darcs.frugalware.org/darcsweb/darcsweb.cgi?r=frugalware-current;a=log
3. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-net.iso
4. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd1.iso
5. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd2.iso
6. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd3.iso
7. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd4.iso
8. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd5.iso
9. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd6.iso
10. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd7.iso
11. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd8.iso
12. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-cd9.iso
13. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-dvd1.iso
14. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-current-iso/frugalware-0.5pre2-i686-dvd2.iso

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