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Release Digest: Distributions, November 30, 2003

Dec 01, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

Kurumin 2.10


  • Linux kernel 2.4.22
  • Support for more hardware and improved hardware auto-detection
  • Flash fixes
  • Replaced gtkam with flphoto
  • Removed kopete
  • Drivers for winmodems
  • Gqview replaced with Kuickshow
  • Included Python 2.3 and BitTorrent 3.3
  • Bug fixes in KDE icons and file associations

Announcement (in Portuguese)

DeLi Linux 0.4


  • "New delisetup
  • "Changed /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny
  • "Patched pppsetup (usepeerdns)
  • "some bugfixes..."

Full Changelog

Immunix Secured OS 7.3

"Immunix, Inc., is pleased to announce the release of Immunix Secured OS 7.3, based on the 2.4 Linux kernel, 2.2.5 glibc, and 2.96 GCC. This release includes the SubDomain mandatory access control module, StackGuard buffer overflow mediation, and FormatGuard format string mediation. This release is also the first to ship substantial SubDomain profiles, with over thirty in the base distribution, and roughly seventy additional profiles to serve as a strong base for securing your own applications..."

Technical Details

ThePacketMaster 1.0.1

"As many of you already know, the new release of the TPM security server, 1.0.1, is finally out. It includes:

  • "Updates to software packages.
  • "New support for wireless chipsets from TI and Atheros.
  • "More extensive testing to make sure things actually work.
  • "Some changes to the boot up process, so it won't hang on laptops without floppy drives..."


ClarkConnect Home Edition 2.1

"Home Edition 2.1 is available. If you are upgrading from a 1.x version, you can use the CD-ROM upgrade option--instructions here. If you are uprading the 2.0 version, you can either wait for the upgrade RPM release (November 30), or follow these instructions.

"Office Edition 2.1 will be released December 2..."

LRs GNU Linux "Creme-13" RC1

"The newest LRs GNU/Linux ReleaseCandidat 'Creme-13' is out now. Based on LFS-5.0 with KDE-3.1.4/Kernel-2.4.22/LRsGrubConfig/LRsBootConfig/LRsStatusReport on tty2 and much more..."

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