Frugalware 0.7pre1 (Sayshell) released

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.7pre1, the first technical preview release of the upcoming 0.7 stable release.

A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.6:

  • Improvements:
    • The package manager (pacman-g2) now supports checking the integrity of your database.
    • A LiveCD called FwLive is now available for this prerelease.
    • A new web interface has been added to help translating Frugalware. See the documentation for more information.
    • Support for XOrg 6.x has been dropped.
  • Setup:
    • New Romanian and Swedish translations.
    • The keyboard layouts are now sorted.
  • Package updates:
    • Linux kernel 2.6.21
    • GCC 4.2.0
    • GNU C Library 2.6
    • Pidgin replaced Gaim, the external plugin packages have been updated accordingly.
    • A new XULRunner package has been added and all GNOME apps that have depended upon Firefox for HTML rendering have been rebuilt against XULRunner.
    • 2.2 + updated localizations + updated dictionaries
    • More than 100 new packages

Please refer to the Frugalware Testing ChangeLog for more information.

Download for i686:

NOTE: Don’t download CDs 3-12 or the second DVD unless you don’t have an internet connection

livecd, netinstall, usb, tftp, cd1, cd2, cd3, cd4, cd5, cd6, cd7, cd8, cd9, cd10, cd11, cd12, dvd1 and dvd2


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