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Linux Distribution: Foresight Linux 0.9.4
Url: http://www.foresightlinux.com/

 
This release includes a number of updates: GNOME 2.14; cleaner and shinier 'Clearlooks' theme; Tango desktop icons; kernel 2.6.15.6; Avahi (aka Rendezvous, Bonjour and sometimes Zeroconf); latest DBUS and HAL; GNOME Power Manager; Banshee, F-Spot, Beagle,

About Foresight Linux 0.9.4
Foresight Linux is a Distribution which showcases some of the latest and greatest from GNOME. Some of the things that may not be mature enough for some of the other distros. Some of the more innovative things are included.Where does the name Foresight come from? Glad you asked! Many things about Foresight are innovative, not just some of the applications that are included. The biggest of which is Conary, which is a new way of looking at package management. Also, a work in progress, Oversite for web based systems management.

Releases:
2008-10-22 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 2.0.5 has been released    View
Foresight GNOME Edition is a Linux distribution for your desktop that features a rolling release schedule that always keeps your desktop up to date; a revolutionary package manager, Conary; the latest GNOME desktop environment and an innovative set of excellent, up to date software applications.
2008-09-26 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 1.0 "Kid's" has been released    View
Foresight Kid's Edition is a Linux distribution for children that features a number of education and entertainment applications, as well as the benefits of the Foresight GNOME Edition: a rolling release schedule that always keeps your desktop up to date; a revolutionary package manager, Conary; a customized GNOME desktop environment and an innovative set of excellent, up to date software applications.
2008-09-15 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 1.0 "Mobile" has been released    View
Foresight Mobile Edition is a Linux distribution for your netbook or ultra portable PC that features a rolling release schedule that always keeps your desktop up to date; a revolutionary package manager, Conary; a customized GNOME desktop environment for smaller screens and an innovative set of excellent, up to date software applications.
2008-07-28 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 2.0.4 has been released    View
The Foresight project is excited to announce the latest release of Foresight, the Foresight GNOME Edition 2.0.4. This release features a brand new theme, and a number of minor updates and bug fixes, notably a problem when trying to install on certain RAID setups. This latest version also introduces the Foresight GNOME Lite Edition. For the first time, Foresight is available for installation on one CD, and features Foresight's lightning fast tar-based installer. This edition does not include OpenOffice.org and is English only to reduce installation size. Users who choose to install the Foresight GNOME Lite Edition can easily upgrade to the full version.
2008-07-04 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 2.0.3 is available    View
What's new Foresight 2.0.3 is a minor point release featuring: GNOME 2.22.3 Foresight is now shipping GNOME 2.22.3, released July 2nd, featuring a number of bug fixes and updates. Banshee 1.0 Foresight is proud to be the first distribution to ship Banshee 1.0 as the default music player. Banshee 1.0 is a full featured media player, featuring music and video playback. Banshee can index your music and video collection, transfer songs to your portable music player, download podcasts, and features Last.fm integration. New Kernel Foresight's kernel has been updated to 2.6.25.9, featuring better hardware compatibility. Improved support for Intel's i915 and ATI r500 graphics, new sound card drivers, and better wireless support, including Atheros. For a full list of kernel changes see: http://kernelnewbies.org/LinuxChanges This new kernel also fixes issues with the Foresight Live Media. New Live Media including LiveCDs and virtual images will be available in the near future.
2008-06-04 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 2.0.2 has been released    View
What's new
  • GNOME 2.22.2
  • GNOME Display Manager
  • 2.6.25 Kernel
  • Network Manager
  • Mono Stack
  • Banshee 1.0 Preview
  • Downloading and Installing
  • Filing Issues and Bugs
  • Getting Help
  • Contribute to Foresight Linux
  • More information
  • Credits
2008-03-14 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 2.0 has been released    View
he Foresight 2.0 features a new tar-based installer, that should install in less than 10 minutes, including formatting a 200 GB hard drive. Foresight is also developing new editions including KDE and XFCE in addition to GNOME available for x86 and x86_64 processors.
2008-02-25 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 2.0 Alpha 4 is available now    View
The Foresight team is proud to announce the latest test release of the upcoming Foresight GNOME edition 2.0. This latest release features numerous bug fixes, package updates, and GNOME 2.21." What's new? "PackageKit has been updated to 0.1.7; OpenOffice.org has been fixed and is now available in the default installation; PulseAudio should be more stable in Alpha 4 than it was in Alpha 3; GNOME has been updated to 2.21.91; the new GNOME clock applet includes the ability to add weather and time zones; GNOME-DO has been updated to the latest release (bzr 113) and includes the new background theming; Transmission, a BitTorrent client, has been added to the default installation....
2008-01-19 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 2.0 Alpha 3 has been released    View
Foresight Linux is a Linux distribution for your desktop that features a rolling release schedule that always keeps your desktop up to date; a revolutionary package manager, Conary; the latest GNOME desktop environment and an innovative set of excellent, up to date packages.
2007-10-26 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 1.4.1 is available    View
The Foresight Linux Project is proud to announce the release of Foresight Linux 1.4.1. Foresight Linux is a Linux distribution that features a rolling release schedule, a revolutionary package manager, the latest GNOME desktop environment and an innovative set of excellent, up to date packages. Foresight Linux 1.4.1 features the latest GNOME (2.20.1) and introduces PackageKit. PackageKit is a system designed to make installing and updating software on your computer easier. The primary design goal is to unify all the software graphical tools used in different distributions, and use some of the latest technology like PolicyKit to make the process suck less.
2007-05-31 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 1.3 has been released    View
The Foresight Linux team is happy and proud to announce the release of Foresight Linux 1.3. New features: this is the third Foresight Linux release with GNOME 2.18 and contains minor fixes and improvements; Beagle 0.2.17, tweaked for Foresight Linux; we have upgraded Epiphany web browser to version 2.18.2; the outdated 'Firstboot' mechanism has been replaced by our modified version of autoconfig from Knoppix; Pidgin updated to version 2.0.1; X.Org 7.2, the new graphical server makes it easier for users by automatically installing monitors and video cards without editing configuration files; the latest Compiz 3D window manager, installed by default....
2007-04-17 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 1.2 is available now.    View
Foresight Linux 1.2. It includes the latest 2.18.1 GNOME desktop. Highlights from Release 1.2: GNOME 2.18.1; Linux kernel 2.6.20.6; better wireless driver and overall hardware support; fixes for some digital cameras and scanners to allow importing and scanning of images; added Japanese support (fonts and keyboards); a new GNOME display manager theme; new Epiphany extensions: Greasemonkey, Tab States and Push Scroll; OpenOffice.org 2.2; Thunderbird 2 RC1.
2006-12-18 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.9 has been release    View
What is new in this release? Compiz is now included. Also included GnuCash, GnomeScan, and the Synaptics driver. There have been a number of version updates, here are a few of the highlights: added Compiz 0.3.4, GnuCash 2.0.3, GnomeScan 0.3.1, Synaptics 0.14.6; updated kernel 2.6.19.1, Conary 1.1.13, Beagle 0.2.14, GIMP 2.3.13, OpenSSH 4.5p1, Tomboy 0.5.1, Gaim 2.0.0beta5, CUPS 1.2.4....
2006-10-30 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.8.3 is available now    View
Announcing Foresight Linux 0.9.8.3. This release includes a bunch of version bumps and bug fixes. Most significant updates are Firefox 2.0 and Flash 9. Also sporting Conary 1.1.10 and rAA 1.0.7 which we have started to re-brand for Foresight. It still has the rPath look, but is now labelled 'Foresight System Manager' and will soon have a full Foresight look and feel. Mono, F-Spot, Banshee and Beagle have all been updated. Our installer has seen some major changes. The most noticeable change is the updated artwork, however behind the scenes there are some significant improvements.
2006-10-07 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.8.2 has been released now    View
Following our 0.9.8 release we're proud to announce that Foresight Linux 0.9.8.2 is out. Release highlights are the usual bug fixes and package updates, including the latest stable gnome (2.16.1) package set and the latest Google Earth release, a revamped X.Org subsystem and a new default kernel (2.16.18). Also of note is the fact that this is the first release done after the launch of our issue tracker. Regarding X.Org, now AIGLX is activated by default and two new Use flags were introduced to smoothen the install of ATI and NVIDIA drivers, which conflicted with the default Mesa and xorg-server installs.
2006-09-09 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.8 is available now    View
Still on the path to Foresight Linux 1.0. We want to do some more testing, but what we have is pretty close to what 1.0 will be. This is in preparation for 1.0, along with a new release management process. Here are a few of the highlights: GNOME 2.16, Conary 1.1.3, rPath Appliance Agent 1.0.4, X.Org 7.1.1, Evolution 2.8.0, OpenOffice.org 2.0.3, Linux kernel 2.6.17.8, Mono 1.1.16.1, lots of other version updates. We will always strive to stay incredibly current.
2006-06-23 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.5 RC1 has been released now    View
Announcing the 1st release candidate for Foresight 0.9.5 (0.9.5.rc1). What's new you ask? Nautilus defaults to browse mode; new GTK/Metacity theme; new GDM theme. What's been updated? GNOME updated to 2.14.2, Ekiga 2.0.2, Evolution 2.6.2; Firefox 1.5.0.4, GIMP 2.3.9, MySQL 5.0.22, PostgreSQL 8.1.4, Vim 7.0, XaraLX 0.5r1242...; bugfixes.
2006-06-23 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.5 RC1 has been released now    View
Announcing the 1st release candidate for Foresight 0.9.5 (0.9.5.rc1). What's new you ask? Nautilus defaults to browse mode; new GTK/Metacity theme; new GDM theme. What's been updated? GNOME updated to 2.14.2, Ekiga 2.0.2, Evolution 2.6.2; Firefox 1.5.0.4, GIMP 2.3.9, MySQL 5.0.22, PostgreSQL 8.1.4, Vim 7.0, XaraLX 0.5r1242...; bugfixes.
2006-04-27 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.4 MR5 has been released now    View

Foresight Linux 0.9.4 MR5 has been released now, for more information visithere.

2006-04-15 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.4 MR4 has been released    View

Foresight Linux 0.9.4 MR4 has been released, for more information visithere.

2006-04-10 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.4 MR2 is released now    View

Foresight Linux 0.9.4 MR2 is released now, for more information visit here.

2006-03-20 00:00:00.0 Foresight Linux 0.9.4 has been released now    View

Foresight Linux 0.9.4 has been released now, for more information visit here.

 
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