DistroWatch: Distributions, December 8, 2003
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
MEPIS Linux 2003.10.01
"Today, MEPIS LLC announced the release of MEPIS Linux
2003.10.01. This is a minor update to 2003.10 CD #1 primarily with
changes to address installation time issues..."
Lorma Linux 4
"First Distro based on Fedora Core (outside of Red Hat)!
Scenario Chooser allows user to specify an installation scenario
during installation; 5 installation scenarios..."
"Changes: USB 2.0 support added; USB storage support added;
modules for most network cards added; new packages: opt/expat
1.95.7, opt/firebird 0.7, opt/fontconfig 2.2.1; removed packages:
opt/mozilla (replaced by opt/firebird)..."
Vine Linux 2.6r3
"A new revision of Vine Linux 2.6 for i386 processors has been
released. This version incorporates all security updates since the
release of Vine Linux 2.6r1, including the recently discovered
kernel, gnupg and rsync exploits..."
"The major changes are lots of Red Hat errata fixes (new kernel,
new XFree86, new glibc), some BLAG package updates, and a handful
of new packages..."
Feather Linux 0.2.1
"Another new distribution in our database is Feather Linux. As
the name suggests, Feather Linux is a light-weight distribution
that fits on a business card type CD..."
SmoothWall Express 2.0
"We are pleased to announce the release of SmoothWall Express
2.0. Changes include: 2.4 kernel; new web interface; new and
improved networking options..."
Damn Small Linux 0.5.1
"Added .bash_profile for user control of startup programs, both
Live CD (with restore option) and hard drive installed users will
benefit; improved system architecture and hard-drive install
scripts to allow for a more traditional multi-user