DistroWatch: Distributions, August 29, 2004
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Annvix 1.0 Alpha 2
"On the day of Linux's 13th birthday, I'd like to announce the
release of Annvix 1.0-CURRENT alpha 2. Annvix 1.0-CURRENT alpha 2
finalizes our installation system with a new net-install ISO based
on our 2.4 Linux kernel. It also provides support for RSBAC in the
kernel, as well as a number of package updates..."
Specifix Linux 0.6 (Alpha)
"The weekly snapshot of the distribution is now available. This
build of the distribution uses Conary 0.8.0. As a result of the new
changeset format, the ISO image is almost 60MB smaller than the 0.5
release, yet contains even more packages..."
Damn Small Linux 0.8.0
"Change log for 0.8.0: updated kernel and modules; new boot
floppy; new uci single file cloop extensions; call powerdown.sh
from reboot; updated Xsnapshot; new xcuriser; updated myDSLgui;
updated frugal_install; updated dsl-hdinstall..."
Conectiva Live Snapshot 20040828
"We are proud to announce the first 'clive' snapshot, our
development branch of Conectiva Linux, in live CD. Starring in this
release: full final KDE 3.3, kernel 2.6.9-rc1, NVIDIA native
drivers. Our representatives at aKademy, Helio and Boiko, are
already showing this live CD with full KDE 3.3 installation..."
"Added gv--a PostScript and PDF previewer; added xwhois__an
graphical whois client for the X; updated AbiWord, beaver,
iptables, Opera, front end installer to hard disk (beta); updated
kernel (220.127.116.11); fixed same bugs..."
Magic Linux 1.2 Beta 2
"Changes: the comeback of bootsplash, added GRUB menu for ease
of maintenance, fix on configurations of alsa and X, fix on
permissions of some devices for non-privileged users; upgrade of
FreeType and fontconfig, new placement of Chinese fonts to be
consistent with relevant standards, upgrade to KDE 3.3..."
AGNULA/DeMuDi 1.2.0 RC 3
"The third release candidate of AGNULA/DeMuDI 1.2.0, the
Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution for audio, has been released.
As this release is going to be the final candidate for the 1.2.0,
we would like to invite all the audio developers whose application
is included to test the distribution and check that everything is
OK with their software..."
Navyn OS 2004.08
"[N]ew kernel 18.104.22.168; now Xorg instead XFree86;; completely
rebuilt from scratch; added porthole, program with GUI for
installing programs from portage; now there are 3 installers; you
can choose which packages to install from CDROM to hard disk; new
drivers for WiFi cards..."