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Linux Journal: Debian on Steroids II.1: When a Dot Means a Lot

Oct 10, 2003, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leon A. Goldstein)

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"When Libranet ran out of CDs for its 2.8 release, previously reviewed here, the group decided to include some updates in the new batch. Of particular interest to the desktop user, besides the kernel upgrade from 2.4.20 to 2.4.21, are the following updates:

  • "KDE 3.1.3 , which replaces 3.1.1 in Libranet 2.8
  • "GNOME 2.2.2 (vice 2.2)
  • "Mozilla 1.4 (vice 1.3)

"While Libranet 2.8.1 may be only a dot release, it is a compelling offering for desktop users looking for an easy to install and maintain Linux distribution. Anyone looking for a distribution that arrives ready and able to do some serious work should give this Debian distribution a try..."

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