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Linux.com: Sabayon Linux miniEdition Looks Sharp on the Bleeding Edge

Oct 18, 2006, 08:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Last week the Sabayon Linux project released ISO images of its miniEdition 3.1 live CD Linux distro. Sabayon has earned a reputation for running right on the cutting edge; it is the first distro to deploy a live CD using the Beryl compositing engine and Nvidia's newest beta video drivers. The only reason I tested the miniEdition instead of the full DVD ISO is that the DVD torrent estimated three days to complete the download. Seeing how much there is in the miniEdition, perhaps I should be glad.

"The Sabayon miniEdition is available via torrent from sabayonlinux.org. 'Mini' is relative--only when compared to the DVD-sized main releases does a 700MB ISO clock in as small. Sabayon packs in everything under the sun on its DVD releases, so I was curious to see what made it onto the miniEdition..."

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