Ximian GNOME 1.4 is outApr 25, 2001, 04:58 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Hall)
By Michael Hall, LinuxToday
Ximian has announced the release of Ximian GNOME 1.4 and Red Carpet 1.0.
GNOME 1.4 was released as source code three weeks ago. Ximian's business is centered around enhancing the GNOME desktop both by providing some additional polish to the existing environment as provided by the GNOME project and providing additional applications such as Evolution, a GUI mail/calendaring/contact management client; and Red Carpet, a software installation and package management tool.
According to the company, the major features of the new Ximian release include:
Download information is available from the Ximian download page. The current list of supported distributions includes:
At the moment, Debian GNU/Linux (Woody) is unsupported, though the company says it plans to have support shortly. SuSE 7.1, Mandrake 8.0, Solaris 7 & 8 on UltraSparc are also forthcoming.
Installation options include either the go-gnome installer or manual installation of an installer script.