[Frugalware-announce] Frugalware 1.0pre2 (Anacreon) released

Miklos Vajna noreply at frugalware.org
Mon Jan 12 19:15:39 CET 2009


The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to [1] announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.0pre2, the second technical preview
of the upcoming 1.0 stable release.
A short and incomplete list of changes since 1.0pre1:

  * Improvements:
	   + Setup: support for having /boot on a RAID1 device, improved support for
	     detecting network card names.
	   + Serial ports are now owned by the 'dialout' (instead of 'uucp') group, as a
	     consensus with other distributions.
	   + For virtualbox users who had to download the whole (~10MB) package again and
	     again after each kernel update - it's a good news that now the kernel module is
	     a separate package to stop wasting bandwidth and time.
	   + For pidgin users, an alternative MSN support has been provided in case the
	     default one have problems, the package is called 'msn-pecan'.

  * Package updates:
	   + Mono 2.0.1
	   + Python 2.6.1
	   + GNOME 2.24.2
	   + More than 800 other package updates
	   + More than 100 new packages

Please refer to the Frugalware [2] Anacreon ChangeLog for more information.
Download for i686, x86_64 and ppc: See our [3] mirror list . Don't forget to check the [4] integrity of the install images before burning!
NOTE: Click [5] here to read more about what media you need for the installation.
IMPORTANT: After publishing the installer images, it was noticed that the 'syslog'
service fails to start. The next 'pacman-g2 -Syu' update will fix this, or you
can manually execute the ,,sed -i 's/"]/" ]/g' rc.syslog'' command to fix the
problem.

References

1. http://frugalware.org/news/123
2. http://ftp.frugalware.org/pub/frugalware/frugalware-testing/ChangeLog.txt
3. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-testing-iso
4. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-testing-iso/SHA1SUMS
5. http://frugalware.org/docs/install#_choosing_installation_flavor


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