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DistroWatch: Distributions, October 14, 2004

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Ubuntu Linux 4.10 RC

"The warm-hearted Warthogs of the Warty Warthog Team are proud to present the very first release candidate of Ubuntu! Ubuntu is a new Linux distribution that brings together the extraordinary breadth of Debian with a fast and easy install, regular releases (every six months), a tight selection of excellent packages installed by default and a commitment to security updates with 18 months of security and technical support for every release..."

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Mandrakelinux 10.1 Beta 2 (x86_64)

"Kernel: merge in selected fixes from 2.6.9rc3, fix sata_nv on non-CK8-04 systems, add support for NUMA discovery on AMD dual core to x86-64, fix sibling map for clustered mode, don't panic when io apic id cannot be set..."

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INSERT 1.2.16

"v1.2.16: the kernel with modules was updated to 2.4.27, along with the additional WLAN modules from Knoppix 3.6 and ndiswrapper - this brings much better support for wireless connections; added packages: lrzsz, dpcast, openvpn(!), cfdisk-utf8; replaced wmapm with wmacpi; updated packages: dvd+rw-tools, hdparm, jfsutils, (x)nmap, p0f, parted, rkhunter, smbmount, wavemon, xfsprogs; bugfix..."

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CCux Linux 0.9.4 (Alpha)

"We are proud to announce our newest release today. Features: full localization support, you can now even select the language and keyboard layout with which you want to use your system; XFS file system now selectable for the installation; some smaller bug fixes and feature additions that reached us via Bugtracker; changed the bootscript language to English..."

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SAM Mini Live Linux 1.0

"SAM 1.0 (final) is ready! There are small and big changes: now it is X.org-based (6.8.1), if you enable the composite extensions you can have your panel transparent and have very nice shadows of the windows. SAM 1.0 includes the new XFce 4.2 BETA release, straight from CVS..."

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