DistroWatch: Distributions, February 16, 2004
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Lorma Linux 4.1
"This new release fixes most of the bugs encountered on Lorma
Linux 4.0; a new and improved GUI interface to synaptic when
upgrading packages and problems were fixed..."
"2004-02-13 v1.2.2. The latest virus database for clamav has
been added; the floppy boot image has been removed; instead, a
small script and syslinux provide the functionality to generate the
boot disk from the files already on the CD..."
"The new version fixes several bugs from the previous release
and includes support for ACPI and ECI modems. Many new packages
have been added, including mmbox, gFTP, MPlayer, alsamixergui,
GCDmaster, QTParted, Synaptic, Samba, Apache, Grip, xawtv,
BitTorrent and others..."
"Major changes since pre45: upgraded boot floppy to the latest
version; upgraded installed kernel from 2.4.22 to 2.4.24; improved
detection and handling of PCMCIA on laptops..."
"V3.3-2004-02-16 (more updates and bugfixes). Updated
/etc/X11/Xsession to fix X-Login on installed version; updated
pcitable for nforce ethernet chipsets; timezone fix from Tim
Puppy Linux 0.8.2
"Puppy v0.8.2 released. Bluefish v0.7 is now in Puppy, not as an
external package but in-built. Now there is an incredible choice of
AL-AMLUG Live CD 0.4.2
"Packages upgrade: KDE-3.2, kernel-2.4.24, etc; new packages:
Mozilla (replaced Opera), Flash & Java plugins, gFTP, and
Trustix Secure Linux 2.1 BETA 1
"Samba with kerberos in an Active Directory environment; the new
BIND package structure (with better support for rndc and zone
xfers); we've introduced IBM's stack smashing protector patch to
GCC in this release, and like all changes to the compiler