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Linux Distribution: ALT
Url: http://www.altlinux.com

 
ALT Linux 2.4 Master is a solution for professionals who value their time and wish to have full control over the system.

About ALT
ALT Linux is a universal GNU/Linux distribution that includes a lot of ready-to-use software solutions for servers and workstations.

Master is tradionally popular among developers, professional system administrators, experienced users and specialists working in the area of IT education.

Releases:
2009-01-15 00:00:00.0 ALT Linux 4.1.1 "Desktop" has been released    View
ALT Linux proudly presents a new release of our desktop distribution, ALT Linux 4.1.1 Desktop. This is a general purpose GNU/Linux distribution intended for use on desktop systems, laptops and netbooks.
2008-10-11 00:00:00.0 ALT Linux 4.1 "Desktop" has been released    View
We're happy to announce our new release, ALT Linux 4.1 'Desktop'.
  • Based on the new stable 4.1 repository branch
  • 2.6.25 kernel with wider hardware support
  • KDE 3.5.10 (GNOME 2.22 and XFCE 4.4.2 can be installed manually from DVD)
  • Firefox 3
  • NetworkManager allows to manage any network interface without root privileges
  • New look and feel of the System management center
  • Updated Bootloader and Display management modules
  • New management modules:
    • Creating a bootable USB storage
    • System proxy-server setup (apt also uses it)
    • Easy to use chooser of updates repository
    • Package management
  • A flash media image so you can install from your USB flash drive (on EeePC, too)
  • Cyrillic filenames inside Zip archives are not corrupted on Windows, and vice versa.
  • Kaffeine is the default player of audio- and video files
  • KView is the default image viewer
  • Updated and revised menu structure
  • Applications with duplicate functionality removed:
    • Using Evince instead of KGhostView, KPDF, and KDVI
    • KuickShow and KMail are not installed by default; they are present on the media and can be installed manually
  • New applications:
    • Qtemu (Qemu with a GUI)
    • VirtualBox
 
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