[Frugalware-announce] Frugalware 1.5pre2 (Mores) released

Miklos Vajna noreply at frugalware.org
Mon Jun 20 00:56:49 CEST 2011


The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to [1] announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.5pre2, the second technical preview
of the upcoming 1.5 stable release.Here are some of the major improvements, fixes and updates since 1.5pre1:

  * Package updates:
	   + Linux kernel 2.6.39
	   + LibreOffice 3.4
	   + KDE 4.6.4

  * New features:
	   + The boot splash is now provided by [2] plymouth .
	   + i686 and x86_64 kernels can now boot from EFI. (However, the bootloader is not
	     yet
	             installable from setup.)
	   + In addition to EFI support, GPT partition tables are now enabled. gptfdisk is
	     the
	             recommended partitioner for this.

Please refer to the Frugalware [3] Testing ChangeLog for more information.
Download for i686: See our [4] mirror list . Don't forget to check the [5] integrity of the install images before burning!
NOTE: Click [6] here to read more about what media you need for the installation.

References

1. http://frugalware.org/news/207
2. http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Plymouth
3. http://ftp.frugalware.org/pub/frugalware/frugalware-testing/ChangeLog.txt
4. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-testing-iso
5. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-testing-iso/SHA1SUMS
6. http://frugalware.org/docs/install#_choosing_installation_flavor


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