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DesktopLinux: SimplyMepis 6.0 Alpha Builds on Ubuntu Bits

Apr 11, 2006, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Mepis LLC on April 10 announced the first alpha release of SimplyMepis 6.0, which expands an earlier experimental release by replacing the KControl system configuration shell with the SystemSettings shell from the Ubuntu Project. The alpha release incorporates kernel 2.6.15 from the Ubuntu Dapper package pool, and features KDE 3.5.2, Mepis founder and chief developer Warren Woodford said.

"The panel has been modified in response to suggestions recently solicited from the Mepis user community, according to Woodford. Some of the Kmenus have been rearranged to take advantage of metadata embedded in the kde shortcut files, and OnTheGo reliability has been enhanced by a delay on logout to prevent disk sync problems and an automatic fsck on login, he added..."

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