[Frugalware-announce] Frugalware 1.7pre1 (Gaia) released

ryuo noreply at frugalware.org
Mon Apr 9 06:49:29 CEST 2012


The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to [1] announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.7pre1, the first technical preview of
the upcoming 1.7 stable release.Here are some of the major improvements, fixes and updates since 1.6:
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        <li>Package updates:
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            <li>Kernel 3.3<li>KDE 4.8.1LibreOffice 3.5.1Firefox 11.0, Thunderbird 11.0, Seamonkey 2.8New features:
  * Kernel modules are now compressed with XZ
  * GRUB2 has replaced GRUB1
  * Text installer can now install to GPT labels
  * pm-radeon for setting radeon KMS power management at startup
  * phc package family brings experimental CPU undervolting
Please refer to the Frugalware [2] Testing ChangeLog for more information.
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      Download for i686: See our <a href=http:/frugalware.org/download/frugalware-testing-iso>mirror list. Don't forget to check the [3] integrity of the install images before burning!
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      <b>NOTE<b>: Click [4] here to read more about what media you need for the installation.<br/>
References

1. http://frugalware.org/news/231
2. http://ftp.frugalware.org/pub/frugalware/frugalware-testing/ChangeLog.txt
3. http://frugalware.org/download/frugalware-testing-iso/SHA1SUMS
4. http://frugalware.org/docs/install#_choosing_installation_flavor


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