Tux Reports: Ydesktop 3.2.1 Release Candidate 2 At-A-Glance
Jan 03, 2003, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Yoper Limited ('Yoper') announced the release of Ydesktop-3.2.1
Release Candidate 2 on December 18, 2002. This was a follow up to
the initial public release candidate that hit the internet about
three weeks ago. Despite being a newcomer to the Linux community,
this Linux distribution is now number 5 on the Distrowatch
"Ydesktop is the first part of Your Operating System (YOS) being
developed by Yoper. Ydesktop is optimized for 686 or higher x86
based machines, capable of using packages from all of the major
distributions (native rpm and tgz support, .deb through alien).
Ydesktop borrows from most of the major distributions. The base
system is from Linux From Scratch, Package tools from Slackware,
Raidtools and startup scripts from Red Hat, and they use Cloop and
hwsetup from Knoppix.
"The purpose of these release candidates is 'to prove in its
basic structure that YOS can deliver what it sets out to deliver.'
After over 5,000 downloads of release candidate one, RC2 fixes many
of the problems testers relayed to the development team. It also
adds several new featuers, such as a choice of filesystems (adding
ReiserFS) and DHCPCD integration into the installation routine. A
list of the added features can be found on the announcement page as
well as the changelog..."