Ximian has announced the release of Ximian GNOME 1.4 and Red
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
tight integration of the Red Carpet package manager for upgrade
and installation management
the Mozilla browser
the Nautilus file manager
"MonkeyTalk," a feature that integrates live chat support as a
Help option in Ximian packages
GNOME Doorman, a wizard-like app designed to help users install
Ximian GNOME on their computers
Download information is available from the Ximian download page.
The current list of supported distributions includes:
Red Hat Linux 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 7.0, and 7.1
SuSE 6.3, 6.4 and 7.0 on x86
Mandrake 7.0, 7.1 and 7.2
Debian GNU/Linux (Potato) on x86
Yellow Dog Linux Champion Server 1.2
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
Installation options include either the go-gnome installer or
manual installation of an installer script.
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