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Linux Distribution: Elive 0.4
Url: http://www.elivecd.org/

 
Elive 0.4 Elive 0.4, featuring the latest development builds of both Enlightenment 16 and 17, has been released. New features:

About Elive 0.4

"This version is a stabilization of 0.3, a better release with all bad things fixed, but also with many of new features; new installer, with more file systems supported and a cleaner installation; Elive mounts automatically USB sticks and CD-ROMs, Debian-based kernel 2.6.12 + udev; Firefox with Java and Flash; ELPANEL - the new control panel of Elive with many features; easy printer configuration; Cinelerra 2.0; Elive is now much faster - DMA enabled; driver modules updated and new ones added; new version of AMSN with webcam support...."
Elive, or Enlightenment live CD, is a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution and live CD featuring the Enlightenment window manager. Besides being pre-configured and ready for daily desktop use, it also includes "Elpanel" - a control centre for easy system and desktop administration.New Features:
This version is a stabilization of 0.3, a better release with all bad things fixed but also with a lot of new features
New installer, with more filesystems supported and cleaner installation

Elive mounts automatically USB sticks, cdrom's, asking you what you want to do... and also Windows CD's (you can insert a windows game and play it) see example *features available after install*

Debian based kernel 2.6.12 for the installation + udev

Firefox with java and flash (for java you need to "apt-get install java")

ELPANEL: The new powered control panel of Elive, with a lot of features
Theme "elive" for e17 fixed for the buttons of the window borders, added a nice silver cursor and also for the graphical system
Easy printer configuration.

Cinelerra 2.0
Elive is now much faster: DMA enabled (because of the liveCD kernel on the 0.3 installation, DMA wasn't enabled by default, this is fixed now giving you a system that is 3 times faster, especially when launching programs or using the hard disk), fast boot of e16, better video playback through oxine and mplayer (easier on cpu)
Driver modules updated and also new ones added

New version of AMSN, with WebCam support, some webcams are added, for example spca5xx chipsets based webcams.

Now Elive use Xorg 6.9 and not XFree86. New option to use xcomposite to enable real transparencies and shadows from xorg.
You can try out or use composite on xorg with just 2 steps, included directly on 0.4 also the liveCD mode
Support for WideScreen (notebooks or TFT in 1280x768)

Reading and writing multisession CD's
List of all packages: Packages
Networks:
Easy connection to Windows dekstops
Easy connection to Linux desktops
Options to Share directories on your network or internet, and see shared directories on another Elive system (or NFS connection)
E16
Diferent look, theme and background changed by default (originals included also)
E17
A lot of new configurations
More stable version

A new file-manager integrated in e17 menus (under developement, not really usable at the moment)
Elive 0.4 is available for download via BitTorrent: Elive_0.4.iso (700MB).


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