DistroWatch: Distributions, October 10, 2004
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
K12LTSP Linux 4.1.1
"K12LTSP version 4.1.1 is now available. This is mostly a
collection of bug fixes and minor updates, but includes major
updates to DansGuardian, Mondo backup, Qcad, and Scribus. If you
already have K12LTSP 4.1.0 installed, the new packages and updates
have been added to the
"Today we are offering the general public an excellent
opportunity to learn and use Free Software without any risks or
commitments, thanks to the 'live CD' concept (a way of testing the
operating system without installation)..."
Mandrakelinux 10.1 Beta (x86_64)
"The first beta is available! ISO images are already available
on a number of FTP mirrors, so don't delay, download and test it
right now. Features based on Mandrakelinux 10.1 for IA32. Known
issues: if you are doing a network installation, at the end stage
of installation (before rebooting), the interface looks
gnuLinEx 2004 Live Beta
"This is a development release of a 'Live' edition of gnuLinEx
2004, a Debian-based distribution developed by the regional
government of Extremadura in Spain..."
Vector Linux 5.0 RC2
"Well, it's time to start looking forward to the next version of
VL. Our friend Kocil has supplied a very basic ISO based on
slackware-current. Kocil has made some very nice changes to the
install and carved out a very basic system that we as developers
can use as a base to make the next VL and SOHO..."
Specifix Linux 0.11 (Alpha)
"Specifix Linux 0.11 (ALPHA) is now available. This release is
the first to include a graphical installation. We've only done
minimal hardware testing using the GUI installation. i810-based
video chipsets definitely do not work..."
Gnoppix 0.8.1 Beta 7
"The Gnoppix Project is pleased to announce Gnoppix 0.8.1b7.
Gnoppix 0.8.1x-Series comes with GNOME 2.8 and Linux kernel 2.6.
Please note that this is still a beta which comes without an
Buffalo Linux 1.5.0 RC1
"The first release candidate for Buffalo version 1.5.0 is
available for download. RC1 includes Xorg-6.8.1, OpenOffice 1.1.3,
Sylpheed-0.9.99--total of 65 package updates..."
"A new stable version of eduKnoppix, an Italian live CD with a
special collection of educational software, has been released. The
changelog (in Italian) lists some of the most important changes
since an earlier beta version, notably the following: based on
Knoppix 3.6; removed captive, blender, povray-doc, povray-examples,
squid, rpm, alien, NX due to space reasons; upgraded DrGeo to